Sparkling Drop Necklace
Inspired by poet Saib-e-Tabrizi who wrote about the beauty of Kabul, with words still recited in the Afghan capital today:
"I sing bright praises to her colorful tulips,
The beauty of her trees makes me blush.
How sparkling the water flows from Pul-i-Mastaan!
May Allah protect such beauty from the evil eye of man!
Khizr chose Kabul over Paradise,
For her mountains brought him near to heaven’s delights."
Materials: Lapis lazuli, with a gold-plated brass body and chain. Lead & nickel free.
Dimensions: Necklace drop length of 22 to 24 cm.
Please keep in a dry and cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight. To polish your artisan's craft, use a wedge of lemon, and polish along the tarnished surface with a small cotton towel.
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After graduating from a non-profit in Kabul, this artisan and his classmates created their own jewellery shop in Kabul. Believing in jewellery making as a pure art form, they hope to teach and transfer their knowledge to others.
About the Collection
Ode to Kabul
An ode to the city of Kabul. This 12-piece collection pays homage to the vibrant markets and bazaars, as well as the golden sun that shines high over the city.
Inspired by the lyrical poetry of Persian master Saib-e-Tabrizi, whose eloquent words captured the beauty and wonder of Kabul. Each piece has been made in partnership with our non-profit partner, Turquoise Mountain, in Afghanistan.
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Made slow, to last long.
Craftsmanship with a story.