Sparkling start to gem of a fair

A jewel-studded ring catches the eye of a customer at the Singapore Jewellery and Gem Fair 2017 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay.

The four-day fair, which is into its fifth edition, features more than 100,000 pieces of fine jewellery and gemstones from 150 local and international exhibitors across 19 countries.

One feature of this year's event is the inaugural Art of Living Preview, featuring contemporary art, crafts, furniture and home decor from more than 30 established and emerging artists and designers across the globe.

The fair started yesterday, and will be on until Monday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 28, 2017, with the headline 'Sparkling start to gem of a fair'. Print Edition | Subscribe