These delicate earrings are inspired by the palmette crown of the Assyrian ‘Tree of Life’ motif which was very prevalent in the region and appears on royal garments and jewellery, official seals, and the wall paintings and sculptures of royal palaces.
Afghanistan was the source of lapis lazuli for the ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations, as well as the later Greeks and Romans.The best lapis lazuli is found in Badakhshan province in north-eastern Afghanistan and has been used for millennia in jewellery. The word lazuli is derived ultimately from the Persian lazhward, the name of a place where it was mined and which came to be associated with the stone and, eventually, with its colour.
Materials: Silver, vermeil, lapis
Designed and handmade by ward-winner Sima Vaziry in London. Her work has been recognised by the British Museum for whom she has created six commercial jewellery collections during past 10 years and her jewellery is part of the core range at the British Museum luxury shop. Sima draws inspiration for her designs from Persian, Afghan and Middle Eastern art, calligraphy, architecture and textures, and her pieces are contemporary interpretations of the traditional. For more information on Sima please go to www.alangoo.com/Sima-Vaziry
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UK: 2 to 10 working days.
Rest of the world: 7 to 28 working days.
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