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Posted On: 22 February 2017 05:03 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:17 pm

Fifty One East is pleased to announce its three years’ sponsorship to Young Qatari Designers at Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2017

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Fifty One East, Qatar’s favourite department store, proudly announced its three years’ sponsorship to the Young Qatari Designerson this year’s Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition (DJWE), taking place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre from 20th - 25th February, 2017.

As a new addition to this year’s exhibition, Fifty One East is supporting the Young Qatari Designers initiative that will showcase the exquisite and bespoke jewellery collections of Doha’s finest young designers. Part of their sponsorship to the launch of this initiative, is their commitment to nurture the talent of Qatari youth who are creating their jewellery collections inspired by traditional techniques and unique craftsmanship handed down through generations, preserving signature Qatari artistry.

Mr. Bader Abdullah Al-Darwish, Chairman and Managing Director of Darwish Holding expressed his delight to help Qatar’s brightest artisans, commenting; “We are proud to stand hand in hand with the Young Qatari Designers initiative. The younger generation are the future of our nation, and the ones who will build upon our ancestors’ heritage and steer our country forward. It has always been essential to us that we support them and help realize their ambitions. They are the base for the economic and social development of Qatar.”

This year’s young Qatari designers exhibiting, are: Noor Al Fardan (owner of Noudar), who will reveal a new collection of incredible diamond-studded jewels inspired from the noble heritage of the Arabic and Islamic culture; influences from Oman patterns and Henna designs; Nada Al Sulaiti (of Hairaat), an award-winning Qatari designer with a keen interest in wearable art; Sarah Al Hammadi (of Sarah’s & Co) who will present a collection focused on bridal jewelry inspired by wedding glamour, nature and abstract arts; Nouf Al Meer (of Nouf Jewellery) whose craftsmanship is developed by social interaction and an observation of her surroundings; Fajr Al Attiya (of Trifoglio) who has been inspired by nature, while her latest collection brings a modern touch of femininity to the classic shamrock leaf; and Ghada Albuainain (founder of Ghada Albuainain jewellery) who has become well-known for transforming unconventional materials into elegant works of art.

Part of Fifty One East’s owned collections are Rolex, CHANEL and Boucheron as well as Andre Marcha, Azza Fahmy, Bremont, Falamank by Tarfa Itani, H. Moser & Cie., Hueb, leBebé, LeLune, Pasquale Bruni, Pandora, Speake-Marin, Takara, TUDOR and Yvan Tufenkjian.

DJWE will gather distinguished designers and retailers sharing a common passion for luxury from the most coveted global, regional and local brands, embodying sophistication, uniqueness and extraordinary jewelry collections.