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Talismanic Shirt

This necklace, was inspired by Talismanic Shirts used by Ottoman Sultans to heal and protect themselves, is prepared with the modern interpretation of motives and charms that were carefully decorated on shirts, gems and spears to protect and heal the Ottoman Sultans; in the ruby color of power and might, and with the symbol of eternity. Necklace is made of 14K gold, diamonds and ruby, with used red silk fabric, which was also used for original shirts, between two glasses at center. It is hundred percent handmade and it manufactured by craftsman in Grand Bazaar.

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Sacred Bowl

This ring was inspired by a bowl decorated with charms and prayers, which has been used by Ottoman Sultans. Within the bowl it has written 99 different names of God refers the numbers, letters and symbols. Sultans believed that, drinking water from this bowl would help them to find healing. The ring is made of 14K Gold, diamond and ruby. The person whose this ring belongs to always will be healthy and protected. The part between the bowl and the ring refers the imperial standard of the Ottoman Empire.

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Fountain Ring

Fountain Ring is a sliver accessory created by 3D design and jewelry craftsmanship. When running water hits Butterfly ring, an elegant water membrane appears on the back of the hand. When water is poured into Spider ring, long streams of water fly into all directions. Fountain ring can be used anywhere and at any time. While a user washes his or her hands, draws a bath or plays in the pool, he or she can enjoy his or her own fountain. Fountain ring remind users of the importance of water in a modern, charming and sustainable way.

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Myna

Myna pendent is an abstract and dynamic piece of art that shows beauty and elegance of an undying love. This pendant was the main piece of the first collection for Mina Contemporary Jewellery Gallery in Tehran. Myna bird and the paisley patterns are the main inspiration for this piece. Mynas in eastern cultures are regarded as symbols of undying love, because they often pair for life. Also, since these birds have the ability to mimic human sounds, young men would teach them a few words that could express their feelings, and give them as a gift to the girl they were in love with.

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Transience

Different items of white gold jewelry in the shape of fragile, gentle spider webs intertwined with fabric that echoes the wavelike structure of the jewelry. The motion of thread in space creates a web, which gives an impression of fabric. It enwraps and embraces the body, which opens up numerous opportunities for designing unconventional jewelry pieces, single or embedded to the dress. Asymmetrically inset zirconia stones are reminiscent of fresh dew drops glittering on the webs. The impression of optical fragility highlights the transience of Nature and its beauty.

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Atticus

Inspired by Bauhaus designs, Huckleberry & Co. have designed the Atticus to blend into the modern era whilst keeping a timeless form. The bezel is slim and free of any adornments to keep the focus on the dial. Additionally, the dial features a sans-serif typeface to help keep the face clean and modern. The red from the power reserve provides an accent to the face to break away from the color palette. 
Connecting the straps to the dial, wired lugs have been used to separate the straps from the body and prevent distractions from the rest of the watch.

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