Jewellery & Watch Birmingham has confirmed 18 Italian brands will be exhibiting at its February 2016 show.

This signifies a 77% increase in Italian brands at the show.

Organised by i2i Events Group, Jewellery & Watch is established as a sourcing ground for the latest in international jewellery and watch collections, and this season it will be championing fresh, innovative design across all sections.


Fashion jewellery brand Rebecca will be once again be heading to Jewellery & Watch Birmingham. With all design, manufacturing and distribution taking place in the brand’s Florentine factory, all the key components and raw materials making up Rebecca’s jewels are also native to Italy. Rebecca was one of the very first companies to use raw materials such as bronze and steel in its products to create high quality, Italian made pieces.

Italian brand and fine jewellery brand, Ferrara Gife Gioielli will also return to the show. With a philosophy that is the desire to combine aesthetics and functionally of the jewel, a line of jewellery has been produced using natural pearls, accompanied by stones like emeralds.

Roberto Giannotti has chosen the UK market to expand commercially and will present the “story” of their brand at Jewellery & Watch with a focus on their Angels collection; a unique collection with a strong emotional meaning. The brand’s marketing director, Fabrizio Pagano, says: “The idea is really simple but extremely emotional. The collection is made solely with precious materials, representing the natural protection of ‘The Guardian Angel’ which travels with each individual during our lives.”

Nomination will also exhibit at Jewellery & Watch this year, choosing the UK market not only for the local economy but also for the trendsetting market that opens up new opportunities for the brand. “In the UK we have seen a strong interest for Nomination and our products have been received extremely well, especially the Composable Bracelet,“ explains Alessandro Gensini, marketing director at Nomination

The Jewellery & Watch show takes place between February 7-11 at the NEC, Birmingham, co-located with Spring Fair.