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Put a $4.9m diamond ring on it: Sharjah showcases Lotus Temple-inspired jewel

The ring boasts 7,777 pieces of round and brilliant-cut natural diamonds

Put a $4.9m diamond ring on it: Sharjah showcases Lotus Temple-inspired jewel
Boasting a staggering 7,777 pieces of round and brilliant-cut natural diamonds, the piece holds the Guinness World Record for the most diamonds set in one ring.

If you’ve got a few minutes to spare, or $4.9 million to spend, head to the Watch and Jewellery Middle East Show today to admire the a two-tone 18K white and rose gold ring inspired by the iconic Lotus Temple in Delhi.

Boasting a staggering 7,777 pieces of round and brilliant-cut natural diamonds, the piece holds the Guinness World Record for the most diamonds set in one ring.

Designed by the founder of Lakshikaa Jewels, Naveen Bhandari, the $4.9m ring will be showcased at the Expo Centre Sharjah until October 5 alongside thousands of intricately crafted jewellery creations and luxurious watches for the 47th edition of the show.

The event will see 500 local, regional and international exhibitors and brands present their work across an area of 30,000 square metres.

It will also see seminars held by the Gemological Institute of America and the International Gemological Institute to educate visitors on how to buy the best rated gemstone jewellery, diamonds and pearls.

The show, for which admission is free, will be exclusively open for ladies on Wednesday from 12pm to 4pm.

The show is held under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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