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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

October is pink month !  By that most of you know it’s the month we bring awareness to the terrible disease of breast cancer that afflicts so many women around the world.  Amoura is proud to be among many distinguished brands that participate by giving a portion of proceeds from their sales to the cause.  Newsday.com  featured our bracelet alongside  [ Read More ]

Wow !… that’s all I was able to say when I saw the amazing spread Fashion Mannuscript did on Amoura and yours truly.  Honestly, I was not expecting anything as lavish as this, maybe Amoura’s logo with a brief description of who and what Amoura was about but they outdid themselves, and that was what left me speechless.  The article  [ 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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