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JAS-17 opens doors to visitors
Over 30,000 visitors and over 500 booths of Gemstone, Jewellery and related products to be seen at the show.
By: Diamond World News Service
Sep 1 2017 12:36PM
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11th edition of JAS-17 was inaugurated today at Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Center (JECC). The show will be held till 4th September 2017, based on the central theme of “Kundan Meena” which has aptly become the Identity of brand Jaipur across the world. Jaipur is famous for its creativity and craft in Gemstone and Jewellery especially in the Kundan Meena Jewellery.

The show was inaugurated by Rajpal Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Industries, Govt. of Rajasthan. Also, present were Nirmal Bardiya, President of JAS, Sanjay Kala, Convener JAS, Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman, GJF.

JAS-17 would be housing over 30,000 visitors and 500 booths. The show would have 175 booths of Gemstone, 275 for the Jewellery, 20 for the Rough Stones and 30 booths of the Tools, machinery, packaging material and other products for the Gemstone and Jewellery industry. The show is believed to gather a footfall of over 30,000 visitors of which one third are expected to be trade visitors and buyers including B-to-B and B-to-C both.

JAS-17 is being organised in a comprehensive area of over 3 lac sq.ft. and a booth area of over 1 Lac sq.ft.

According to Convener JAS-17 Sanjay Kala, the founder of Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh not only planned the architecture of the city but also invited and housed talented craftsmen and workmen from all the other riyasats of the country. In accordance to that numerous talented Gemstone valueres, Jewellery and Gemstone craftsmen, traders and manufacturers were also accommodated in Jaipur. The popular Johari Bazar of Jaipur was designated to be the hub of all the Gemstone and Jewellery trade and manufacturing in the city.

The craftsmen, traders and manufacturers also responded to the warmth of the then king of Jaipur and produced some of the finest creations of Gemstone and Jewellery products thus marking a sound presence of Jaipur on the international map of gemstone and Jewellery trade.

Kala added, historically the city was regarded as a major center of creativity and craftsmanship and Kundan Meena has played a pivotal role in establishing Jaipur on the Global map of Gemstone and Jewellery Industry. JAS-17 has also creatively used the sculpture art in highlighting the craft and galore of Kundan Meena Jewellery on the grey sculptures.

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