This collection of jewelry we titled Unity and Diversity was inspired by the diverse culture and history of the Persian Empire and common hope we all share for unity around the world.
Designed by Katherine in New York, it has been handcrafted by artisans in Kabul, Afghanistan through Turquoise Mountain foundation, a NGO founded at the behest of HRH The Prince of Wales.
This collection showcases men and women's work as well as local natural resources found in Afghanistan.
Symbolic cultural motifs from history such as wheat sheaves, Persian suns, and traditional stylistic inspiration has been incorporated into many of the designs of this collection. Each pieces is hand crafted from start to finish using traditional craft heritage and exceptional craftsmanship.
Turquoise Mountain was founded in 2006 to invest in historic areas and traditional crafts, to provide jobs, skills, and a renewed sense of pride.