Local Designers at the Jewellery & Watch Exhibition

Wow… The last 8 months have definitely been a rollercoaster ride. I shall not bore you with too many details, suffice to say, work amongst other activities (will be sharing them with you briefly) have kept me away from my blog. Let’s Talk Jewellery…  Last month, we saw the 16th edition of Doha Jewellery and…

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May his heart be your shelter and his arms your home….

just a little over 2 weeks ago, I entered a new phase in my life. I am officially  someone’s mother-in-law, for the first time, as my youngest son married the love of his life. In spite of living in different continents, in my attempts to jointly organize the wedding, from the hall to the caterer,…

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Happy Birthday Mum!

The first heartbeat I heard was yours the first arms to hold me The first one to show me love The first one to teach me lessons in life The first to hold me when I took my first steps The first one to show me acceptance The first one to comfort me when I…

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Styling on at 55

Just because someone, somewhere, decided on an age-appropriate dressing concept without your consent,don’t allow someone else’s notion of taste inhibit your own taste. Conditioning you to think that the older you get the more conservative you have to dress robbing you of your creativity; dictating that colour and vibrancy no longer form part of your…

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The reality of turning 55….

Oh so many changes, changes everywhere, understanding and accepting that at 50 you will never look 30 again. Our face shape changes leaving many of us to discover our cheekbones for the first time in our 50’s, our skin starts to dry out, with it the growth of crow’s feet, giving us that washed out…

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‘Pendulum’ Fashion Show Displays VCUarts Qatar’s Students’ Talent

 19th Edition of the show highlighted extraordinary designs and skills of VCUarts Qatar’s fashion design students Doha, Qatar –Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar’s)  previewed their collection as part of its annual fashion show on May 3rd 2018 The fashion show, opened by Sandra Wilkins, VCUarts Qatar’s Chair of Fashion…

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Together for 10 Million

New York – USA, Doha – Qatar, May 2018: The Qatari designer Nada Al-Sulaiti, founder of Hairaat Jewellery revealed the special piece ‘Together for 10 Million’ that was specifically designed for the celebrations of Education Above All foundation, recently took place in New York marking the reaching out to 10 Million out of school children.…

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FLYING CLOUD

Flying Cloud: a light breeze, a fleeting cloud whose shadow moves across the surface of the water… No other image could more accurately represent the fierce quest for freedom that propelled Gabrielle Chanel all throughout her life. She lived to free the body from all hindrances: to separate true desire from false pretense, relationships from…

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What’s behind our fascination with jewellery, precious metals and gemstones?

From the age of goldsmiths to the days of corporate jewellery brands, our fascination and loyalty to makers of jewellery have only soared in time, suffice to say that these jewellery brands enjoy international fame and success by virtue of their innovation, consistent standards and key features.   I was invited to attend the opening…

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