Sami Amin is a self-taught designer and the founder of Sami Amin brand, one of the most prestigious authentic brands in Egypt. His brand has been the strongest player in the Egyptian leather market ever since its launch in 1997. Having graduated from the faculty of fine arts helped him capitalize on his talent. His appreciation for arts was the catalyst for a strong designing career to last.
Sami Amin collections are a blend of being elegant, ethnic and trendy. Being inspired by
the Egyptian culture makes his products noticeable, mesmerizes the eyes of whoever sees it, and captures the heart of those who own it. Every collection holds a special story and every piece reflects the beauty around us intricately.
Founder of Gazelle, Nada Al-Sheikh, is an Egyptian 22-year old student currently studying in the American University of Cairo. With a passion for jewelry since a young age, she began learning the craftsmanship of jewelry from her mother, who was in the jewelry business in Saudi Arabia for over 10 years. Inspired by her, she began Gazelle for unisex jewelry in 2015 when she moved to Egypt. Her designs are inspired by patterns, figures, and colors found across Egypt. The materials used in her pieces are 925 sterling silver, crafted at a local workshop, along with precious and semi-precious stones. Gazelle creates contemporary pieces that add a discerning element to any outfit.
Menna Hamza is a fine arts graduate who has a passion for wearable art and heart-felt handmade knick-knacks. She believes that all women are beautiful in their own way, and thus deserve to flaunt art wherever they go. In 2006, she decided to realize this passion into jewelry that she and her young friends can wear to college. Her love and devotion to jewelry grew with her; in 2013 she finally decided to take this passion to a new level of design and artisanal production, where quality, craftsmanship, and attention to detail are top priority.
Today, Menna Hamza Jewelry is showcased in Cairo, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi; with plans for expansion in the near future.
Atef Wassef is a true Egyptian icon when it comes to sterling silver jewelry. He has been part of the Cairo artist scene for decades and can design just about anything with sterling silver. Nature and history are recurring themes in Wassef’s work; his designs have Romanesque elements infused with Arabesque details in perfect harmony!
You haven't been to Egypt if you don't stop by Atef Wassef's silver store in downtown Cairo. We are privileged to bring some of his beautiful handcrafted pieces to your door step.
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