I have collected jewelry from countries I visited much before Aadyaa started.
One of them is a beautiful set from Turkey . I did not visit Turkey though. I bought it from "Turkey Pavilion" in Global Village - Dubai in 2011. It is obviously something that we have never seen before in India ( Not even similar concept )
Made in silver , more than 200 grams and impeccable craftsmanship , it has enamel work ( Meena as we call it here ) very specific to Turkey ( Evil eye / Black - Blue colors / Arabic motifs ). It is a very expensive set and I wanted to optimize the cost but still not alter its design !
I wanted to create something similar but lighter in weight , smaller in size and with enamel work that has Indian ethnic designs !
Let me tell you , we as at team failed 12 times before we got the right weight , size , meena work and most important is fixing chains the right way for its beautiful fall !
This one has come out closest to my vision of authentic Turkish jewelry ! At the end of 21 months I think we have reached pretty close to what I had imagined !
Just like Gajra I will be handling orders for this set personally ! ( You can write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will take it forward )
It can be created as-is or gold plated. We can also experiment with colors of the enamel work !
I hope I am able to match the vision of original creator of this concept and add a little of Indian touch to this jewelry.
Do share my post if you love this piece :) Thank you !
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