55fifty7 Jewelry

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55FIFTY7’s promise is as unique as the elements it crafts. A universal immersion into the realm of jewellery design and manufacturing, where eager minds can be enlightened, creative concepts unleashed and inspirational works of art brought to life. 

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ALEXANDRA B

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ALEXANDRA B is a Beirut based fine jewelry line founded in 2015 by Sandra Khawam.

Driven by her passion for arts and antiques, the designer draws her main inspiration from medieval times adding her personal modern twist.

With limited pieces, Alexandra B offers unique designs that will outlast fashion trends while paying tribute to fine designs & craftsmanship.

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Alessa by Itan Jewels

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Established in 2009, Alessa Designs has fast grown to become a name to be reckoned with in the industry. We take pride in sourcing the most sought-after precious stones in the world and enhancing their intrinsic character and beauty to create unique works of art. Be they diamonds, rubies sapphires or even distinct semi-precious stones, we combine technical mastery gleaned from years of experience to create both modern and classical designs that highlight the originality of these pieces – ensuring each of our creations is a class apart.

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Alia Bin Omair

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Alia bin Omair is a jewelry brand named after the designer Alia bin Omair. Alia comes from the United Arab Emirates, a country whose geography and heritage have lent Alia the symbols she seeks to transform into jewelry. In making

Her works unique in process and delivery, she attempts to elevate the idea of jewelry design into 'jewelry art', where beauty and quality matter more than commercial value.

Alia bin Omair pieces are all a result of a continuing process of curiosity, experimentation, and distinctiveness. Her works are.

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Aura Headpieces

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Aura Headpieces is a true Middle Eastern brand designed by Carolina Chammas, former Senior Editor at ELLE Arab World for 3 years - “I have always been inspired by fashion and the varying styles women possess over time and throughout different cultures”.  During her years working in the fashion world (Brand manager for DOLCE & GABBANA, ROBERTO CAVALLI and MARC JACOBS at the Aishti Group), after having completed a Masters Degree in Fashion Promotion at the prestigious Italian Istituto Marangoni fashion school in London and certificated from Central Saint Martins. Carolina went on to work in the Creative department at ELIE SAAB then got immersed in the world of ELLE Magazine, she then found a niche market for headpieces, an accessory she long yearned for herself, but could not find. This pushed Carolina to launch her own brand AURA Headpieces in August 2012, which revolves around boho chic head couture and which has been a hit in the Arab World. 

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Belquis

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Since the dawn of fashion, women and handbags have gone together hand in hand, literally.  Purses, handbags and clutches hold a woman’s life so when it comes to picking out the ultimate essential accessory, Belquis represents practicality, exclusivity and style. 

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Exocet

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Merging their two cultures and their shared love for nature and animals, Morning Lau from HongKong and Yasmine Jaber from Beirut imagine a line of hybrid hand-bags appealing as much to craftsmanship as to 3D printing.

Exocet is a union between fashion and technology mixing traditional savoirfaire in working with leather goods and an avant-garde technique, 3D printing.

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Falamank by Tarfa Itani

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“Falamank by Tarfa Itani” fine jewelry was founded by Lebanese designer and artist in 2006.

In early 2000 the designer behind the brand, left her job as a graphic designer to pursue her dream as an antique jewelry collector, jewelry designer and producer.

The first design was launched in 2006 after accomplishing her GIA jewelry degree, where she learned the different techniques of jewelry manufacturing as well as gemology.

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La La Queen

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LaLaQueen is a contemporary lifestyle label that specializes in bespoke handmade leather handbags. The bags are designed for women with rich souls & magical hearts. Most of LaLaQueen handbags are made of ethically sourced, & vegetable tanned genuine leather. Sally Sarieddine founder, and creative designer at LaLaQueen has launched timeless collections & exceptional designs that were inspired by her multi-cultured background, twists in culture human nature and magic. Showcasing in fashion platforms around the world and featured in numerous international titles. Our products are sold on our website. and other platforms. We also offer domestic complimentary shipping. 

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MADISO

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‘MADISO’ is primarily a fashion accessories brand. Each piece is a unique formation of organic shapes that are carefully hand worked and hand embroidered on silk fabric. These creations are one of a kind and cannot be reproduced identically. A vast range of materials are carefully sourced for every individual piece, ranging from semi precious stones to chains, beads, crystals, acrylic, metal, mesh, pearls, and much more. Each design is a personal expression of ideas and narratives, thoughtfully planned and put together, before being hand sewn and hand crafted. The whole collection, from the smallest detail to the final creation, is a complete work of art and a labour of love.

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Rosa Maria Jewellery

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The brand was born in 1998, after the designer, Rosy Abourous, has experienced 37 years of fashion and design, helping refugees on the green line to produce and survive the embargo on Lebanon, also becoming a partner in IF Boutique Beirut.

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RULA GALAYINI

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Rula Galayini is committed to creating dynamic accessories for a real life edge. Her AW 2016 collection, titled Rhythmic Hues is no exception to this.

In her latest collection, Rula challenges the notion of space, using a fusion of delicate, refined leathers and industrial materials elevated to luxurious appeal, by creating a notion of depth with essentially 2 dimensional surfaces.

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VINITA MICHAEL

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Award winning jewelry designer and gemologist, Vinita’s eponymous label strives to bring together the magnificence of unique design conceptualizations and intricate craftsmanship, in the form of jewelry and precious lifestyle products. Filigree, Repousse', Chasing, Engraving and Etching are some of the many rich metal crafts of the Indian Subcontinent that have encouraged her to experiment with the limitless possibilities in exploring the metallic surface. Today, Vinita specializes in both Fine Gold set with precious gems and Sterling Silver jewelry. Her pieces have adorned Bollywood celebrities such as Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Jacqueline Fernandez, to name a few.

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SARAH'S BAG

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Sarah’s Bag is a Lebanese fashion house and social enterprise that creates one-of-a-kind luxury hand crafted bags and accessories that empower both the women who make them and the women who wear them. 

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VANINA

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Vanina is a fashion label established in Beirut in 2007, by Tatiana Fayad and Joanne Hayek.
 
Through its light and playful glamour, the brand presents statement pieces as form as engaged art, which sends a message through various design concepts,
Vanina's backstage is a social project that aims at promoting community development through the valorisation of Lebanon's craftsmanhsip and industry.'

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