Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the “We all Grow” event that was born in LA. This event was an attempt of bringing that successful affair to beautiful sunny Miami.  Well…..sunny sometimes, showers….well, welcome to Miami! The affair was held at Little River Studios that has cute white little houses and different sponsors held interactive services in each of  [ 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 ]

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 ]

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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