This first look is in collaboration with Azza Fine Jewellery at La Fontaine Centre of Contemporary Art in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The jewellery designs are inspired by the history of Bahrain which dates all the way back to 4000 BC.


Wearing jewellery pieces from Dilmun Collection and traditional Jalabeeyas from the private collection of Shooq AlShawi.


Azza Fine Jewellery Dilmun Collection is inspired by Babylonian mythology, the Bull of Heaven, protects the wearer’s right to an endless and eternal love. The Bull of Heaven appears in the Epic of Gilgamesh. After Gilgamesh upsets the goddess Ishtar, she convinces her father Anu to send the Bull of Heaven to earth to destroy the crops and kill people. However, Gilgamesh and Enkidu kill the Bull of Heaven. The gods are angry that the Bull of Heaven has been killed. As punishment for killing the bull Enkidu falls ill and dies.


This Talismanic collection is designed for a woman with an aura like that of Ishtar, goddess of love, war and fertility. Untitled-24

The pieces are hand-crafted with 18k yellow gold and set with VS1, G Color diamonds.


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