Archive for the ‘scarves’ Category

Back in the Pyramids and as always, there are fascinating !.. Obviously the most famous are these 3 you see and which have been photographed extensively but there are actually 9 pyramids on the premises.  The other 6 are for the wives of Keouf and Cheops.  The oldest pyramid and the largest was built around 2500BC making it over 4500  [ Read More ]

It seems every time I head out with Fatma, my beautiful Egyptian friend and jewelry maker extraordinaire….I find treasures !! So it was just supposed to be another trip to the market again as we had been working on different designs for awhile and after I was finally  satisfied with them, we headed back to the market to find the materials  [ Read More ]

2015 !  A year of publicity and incredible new projects. The year started with a bang by winning the Best Accessories Designer in Miami Award by RAW Artist, an national organization that highlights and discovers new talent in the field of art, music, and fashion.  We were fortunate to participate in one of their events with our very first fashion show  [ Read More ]

So happy to see that our animal print “Jungle Style” scarf was published in the September issue of Latina Magazine!  Made of 100% Egyptian cotton with chic fringes and available in brown/black or black/grey, this is one of our most popular scarves. The inspiration for the scarf came from two places.  I was looking at different fabrics and trying to design  [ Read More ]

Amoura is a feminine line of accessories (mainly jewelry and scarves) by Miami-based designer, Julie Acosta. The stunning pieces feature designs based on her greatest source of inspiration – Egypt. In fact, her designs are actually handmade by talented craftswomen in the African nation.     Julie  traveled to Egypt four years ago and experienced what she describes to be an  [ Read More ]

I arrived in Luxor today!….After almost a full day’s meeting yesterday with my main jewelry maker in Cairo I flew early this morning to Luxor. Yesterday I had the chance to see my reorder and check all the merchandise for my specifications and quality.  As usual, Raghda did a great job and is well on the way to beginning the work  [ Read More ]

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Egyptian Lamps or Mo

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Egyptian Arabian Lam

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