United Kingdom is famous for a lot of things, one of them being its exquisite collection of jewellery. And they aren’t afraid to flaunt. UK hosts many jewellery exhibitions to showcase their vast collection every year. People from all over the world are invited to present their jewellery at these exhibitions and it attracts a large number of visitors as well. If you are a sparkle enthusiast and in town at the right time, here’s a list of jewellery exhibitions that you need to visit at least once in your lifetime.
The Jewellery Show, London
This is an annual event taking place in Chelsea, London. Latest trending designs of jewelry are showcased in this exhibition that happen to attract a lot of visitors. The Jewelery show is one of the most popular and important exhibitions taking place in the UK. People from all over the world come to visit and take part in the event. The jewellery presented here is also from business owners on a global level. The most popular collections seen here are gold, silver, platinum and wild pearls.
Desire Jewellery and Silversmithing Fair, London
This exhibition changes its venue annually, but it is always in London. As the name suggests, you’ll get to see exquisite pieces of jewelry and silverware. It is a one of a kind event that gives a lot of importance and an individual identity to silverware. You’ll be surprised at how stylish silverware can actually look when designed by professional artists. Budding talents get a chance to showcase their collections here are gain recognition. This is an absolutely must-visit exhibition, out of all those taking place in and around London every year.
Rural Magpie Essex Jewellery Fair, Chester ford
The Rural Magpie Essex Jewellery Fair has been running consistently since the past 25 years in the months of May and October at different locations around London. They have dedicated jewelry events that present one of the largest collections. Among the most popular ones are diamonds, pearls, contemporary, luxury jewellery, stylish silver jewellery, etc. A novel section that they flaunt is their reinvented jewellery section. It is essentially broken and old parts of jewelry that have been collected, recycled and handmade into entirely new and stunning pieces. The exhibition is very proud of this section of theirs and it is definitely worth a visit. They also have a large variety of lab grown diamonds uk for you to choose from.
International Jewellery London (IJL)
International Jewellery London is one of the biggest jewellery events of its kind in London. It takes place every year in the month of December or February. The collections presented in this exhibition are not just from native British jewellery business owners, but from ones all over the globe. Since it happens on a very large scale, it is popular and people await its return every year. The exhibition is heavily crowded and whether you’re from London or not, but if you are in London at the time, you absolutely must visit the IJL.
Jewellery and Watch, Birmingham
This exhibition takes place at the National Exhibition Centre at Birmingham in the month of February each year. The most popular and common items showcased at this event are exquisite, vintage watches and artistically designed jewelry pieces. Since it happens around the same time every year, regular visitors know when to expect it and are already excited to pay a visit again. There are new collections every year and the stock is almost inexhaustible so you’ll not go back without having liked and bought something precious. They also have some beautiful sapphire engagement rings Hatton Garden for you to check out.
Visiting jewellery exhibitions is so much more fun than going to a regular jewellery shop. Get a fair-like feeling while you waltz around and check out all the beauty that they have to offer.