Azza Fahmy emerged onto the jewelry scene in the 70s, but that hasn’t stopped it from creating pieces destined to be in your jewelry box forever. If you’re buying your first piece, go for something that feature’s the brand’s signature calligraphy. Fahmy’s journey through cultural heritage began in her early years, when she came across a book of Medieval jewellery that initiated a path of research that led her to Cairo’s Khan el Khalili, where she worked as an apprentice.
This “It” jewelry label of the moment – worn recently by Kendall Jenner and Chrissy Tiegen – needs to be on your radar, like, yesterday. Since Jude Benhalim launched her eponymous label ten years ago, she has received a lot of her attention due to her mix of tradition and modernity.
A jewelry brand that stands for preserving traditional Egyptian jewelry are all the qualifiers it takes to have our undivided attention. Dina Maghawry established her workshop in 2005, and we’re huge fans of her eye for shapes and details. From culturally rich handmade jewelry to contemporary pieces that are both bold and delicate, her creations are intriguing and thoughtful.
Sandbox by Suhayla Sheikh
Suhayla Al Sheikh spent her childhood in Saudi Arabia with her father who is a photographer and mother who is a jewelry designer before she started creating her own one-off pieces. Suhayla only launched her fine jewelry line in 2016, but we’re huge fans of her eye for shapes and details. From the iconic grain chain bracelets to valley rings that are both bold and delicate, her creations are intriguing and thoughtful, exemplifying the promise of this exciting new designer.
Reem Jano is a namesake brand established in 2015. Her career as an interior architect and project manager have come to inform her minimalist designs, which infuse geometric shapes with modern elements.