Just as I thought…The Egyptian lamps are very popular and fly off the shelf every time we get a new batch of them! They truly are unique and beautiful to see.  This time our new lamps come in different shapes and sizes based on customer demand.  The tabletop designs are the most popular and the ones that are most in demand.  [ Read More ]

Inspiration comes in different forms for artists.  For me, inspiration comes when I travel and when I see a profusion of color in nature.       Many of you  that follow my original  blog “The Traveling Redheaded Lady”  (http://julieredhead.blogspot.com/ ) may know that  I travel to Egypt quite often for my work designing fashion and home accessories.   On  [ Read More ]

I’ve been to many temples throughout Egypt but Karnak is still my favorite .  Its not that its very large,  which it is,  or that it has these huge pillars that seem to reach sky high ,  or the writings, pictures, and engravings all over depicting how life was back in those days, or the lake where the maidens and queens swam in…..its just that I  [ Read More ]

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 ]

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 ]

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