Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence of the United Arabic Emirates.

Ebda’a Award

Do you have the talent to change the jewellery world?

Are you an aspiring jewellery designer? Do you have incredible designs ready to showcase to the world for others to appreciate? If so, the EBDA’A Award could be your path towards making your dream come true. 

A life-changing competition – held online in 2020

The UAE’s leading jewellery artist, Azza Al Qubaisi will be running the EBDA’A Award this year to discover the latest talent that may set the industry alight. 

Jewellery artists are encouraged to showcase their designs through social media where they will then be evaluated by a committee of leaders in the jewellery market and given the opportunity to be mentored to give them the confidence to develop a successful career in jewellery design. The EBDA’A Award is a great way to further promote the talent of Emirati jewellery designers in the region.

Emirati Designer Gallery

JWS is proud to display the most popular and up-and-coming talent that the GCC region has to offer the world of jewellery design.

The Emirati Gallery provides an unmissable opportunity to explore the evolving story of Emirati jewellery design by exceptional brands and individual artists.  

The selection of Emirati brands presented each year put the UAE on the map and are instrumental in shaping the future of the country’s jewellery industry.

International Designer Gallery

The International Designer Gallery is both a presentation and celebration of the height of jewellery artistry drawn from across the globe. With leading brands from over 25 countries gathering to display their finest products, there truly is something to suit every taste, style, colour palette and stone choice.

A unique showcase of top jewellery artistry drawn from across the globe. Many of the pieces on display will be a first in the UAE, giving visitors advance access to the world’s finest jewellery creations.

Tariq Riaz’s UAE 50

JWS is delighted to spotlight this year’s featured collection, the UAE50 by Tariq Riaz, monumental pieces of jewellery celebrating the foundations of the Emirates.  

Highlights from 2019