Press Release

Success for DANAT at top International Jewellery & Gem Show in Hong Kong

  • The DANAT team set up a fully functioning laboratory to conduct numerous on-site testing jobs and identification of pearls, gemstones and jewellery.
  • This is DANAT’s fourth participation at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair
  • The Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair attracted over 50,000 visitors and exhibitors from over 50 countries

September 24, 2019: The Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT) provided visitors and exhibitors at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair the opportunity to experience the cutting edge technology and rigorous scientific know-how behind DANAT’s Pearl & Gemstone Testing Laboratory.

This is DANAT’s fourth participation at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which attracted the participation of specialized exhibitors from over 50 countries and received a footfall of over 50,000 visitors this year. The event was held from September 18th to September 22nd at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong.

Building upon its participation in the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair in June 2019, DANAT boasted one of the largest and most unique booths at the show attracting a great number of visitors and clients. DANAT extended its services to provide comprehensive on-site pearl and gemstone testing. Those visiting the booth enjoyed the rare opportunity of witnessing the operations of a gemological laboratory and DANAT’s experts at work testing pearls, gemstones and jewellery. The on-site testing services for gemstones and pearls were in high demand with DANAT being the only laboratory to provide the latter service during the show.

DANAT utilized the platform to promote its wide range of educational courses while highlighting Bahrain’s rich pearling history. DANAT is dedicated to protecting and enhancing public trust in pearls and gemstones. The laboratory goes further by nurturing future generations’ interest in the field by offering highly specialized programmes in the region.

Speaking at the event, Director of Jewellery Fairs at Informa Markets, Celine Lau said: “We are, once again, pleased to welcome DANAT to the September Fair. DANAT’s participation provides our exhibitors and buyers with access to the lab’s expert services and technological advances in pearls and gemstone-testing and research.”

Commenting on DANAT’s participation, DANAT Chief Executive Office, Noora Jamsheer said: “DANAT has carved a formidable reputation for gemological excellence through the past two years, and continues to be a strong advocate for quality and authenticity where precious stones and pearls are concerned. Our participation at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, and in particular the laboratory that we set up in our exhibition stand, provided a powerful platform for showcasing why DANAT is increasingly being seen as the world’s preferred institute for third party verification services for pearls, gemstones and jewellery.”