Inject your jewelry collection with an instant dose of Middle Eastern heritage through Arabic calligraphy. Encompassing the beauty of the Arabic language through keepsake and timeless designs, these pieces are meant to be worn everyday before being passed down to future generations. Celebrating historical manuscripts to love poems and personalized traits, these 5 designer jewelry brands marry Arabic typography with fine finishes and precious materials. Below, be inspired by our edit of Arabic calligraphy jewelry that speak for themselves.
Dubai-based, Lebanese jewelry designer Nadine Kanso for Bil Arabi has established herself as one of the most covetable jewelry brands for her signature Arabic calligraphy designs. Contemporary and sophisticated, Bil Arabi offers a range of striking Arabic lettering earrings, rings, bracelets, and pendants in precious metals and stones.
Looking for a poetic take on Arabic calligraphy jewelry? Saudi-based jewelry brand Charmaleena by sisters Leena and Hala El Khereiji, launched a collection called Ca-Love-Graphy, which includes bracelets and necklaces in gold, rose gold, and white gold and featuring Arabic calligraphy inspired by love poems.
With a fine arts degree in visual communications, Shamsa Alabbar, behind her namesake jewelry label, takes a graphic approach to Arabic typography by reinterpreting traditional Arabic letterings into geometric shapes that respect the rules of the typeface. The line consists of clean and minimal pendants, bracelets, earrings, and rings in fine finishes that are traced with diamonds.
Kuwaiti jewelry designer May Al-Qassar graduated from Pratt Institute in New York with a fine arts degree in communication design. Her line stands out for its personalized jewelry pieces featuring structured and elongated Arabic typography that can be customized with diamonds, rubies, or emeralds on dot baring letters.
Egyptian fine jewelry house Azza Fahmy is renowned for its line of jewelry collections that explore culture and history through handcrafted, modern jewelry designs. Collections take shape by referencing a motif, poem, or a piece of literature with designs featuring Arabic manuscripts made out of sterling silver and gold that are adorned with precious and semi-precious stones.