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Monica Vinader opens first standalone store in Mall of Emirates

Monica Vinader opens first standalone store in Mall of Emirates

British luxury jewellery brand Monica Vinader has opened its first standalone store in the Mall of Emirates, Dubai. After a year of rapid growth in Dubai since the brand opened its first branded corner in Boutique 1, Monica Vinader has expanded into Dubai’s prestigious mall. Monica Vinader, chief executive officer and founder, says: “I am

Blue Nile goes global with Arabic language site

Customers in the Arab Emirates can now shop in their native language. American diamond jewellery retailer Blue Nile has announced the launch of an Arabic language version of its website, giving customers from the United Arab Emirates the opportunity to shop in their native language. With the addition of Arabic, consumers can access Blue Nile

Graff Diamonds opens in Dubai’s most opulent hotel

Seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel chosen for newest luxury showroom. Graff Diamonds has opened its latest boutique in the world’s only self-proclaimed 7-star hotel, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai. The sumptuous store benefits from the man-made-island location of the towering hotel, that delivers sweeping views from within the luxury store over the azure Arabian

Annaloucah jewellery part of $1m Dubai auction

Designer’s ethical gold and ruby jewellery raises $25,000 for charity. Jewellery by ethical designer Anna Loucah has been auctioned for charity raising $25,000 (£16,132) at an event organised by a UAE philanthropic organisation Dubai Cares. The auction took place at a charity evening during the Dubai International Film Festival. The evening, sponsored by luxury watch

Pandora makes inroads to UAE market

Distributor Panmeas Jewelry plans network of store openings in 2011. Pandora is making inroads into the Middle Eastern market through distributor Panmeas Jewelry and will open a Pandora concept store at the Mercato Mall in Dubai this month. Panmeas Jewelry, which has just opened a new office in Dubai, said that the Mercato opening will

Christies announces Dubai jewellery parure auction

Auction features largest private collection of parures to ever be sold Christies will be holding an auction for the largest private collection of parures to ever be sold. The suites of jewellery to be auctioned are set with a total 2,180 carats of rubies, 1,070 carats of emeralds, 1,630 carats of sapphires and 6,4000 carats

Damas captures spirit of Arabia in gold pendants

Collection depicts classic Arabian themes in gold and precious stones. Dubai-based jewellery giant Damas has created a collection of pendants depicting classic Arabian scenes in 18ct gold and diamonds. The Spirit of Arabia collection is made up of three pendants, each a mini portrait featuring elements such as sun, sea, sands, date palms and the