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Cultural Connection Through Jewellery

Vicki Sarge, long-time collaborator and friend of Turquoise Mountain, tells us about how she started working with Turquoise Mountain and why she loves sharing her knowledge and experience with women from other cultures.

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The Art of Lacquer

The art of lacquer has been practised in Myanmar for over a thousand years. Here, we explore the process behind this historic art form.

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Telling stories through jewellery

Juliana Domenico Carr, founder of jewellery brand Ico & the Bird, tells us why it is important to her to make pieces with meaning and why she chose to work with Turquoise Mountain

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A Story of Craftsmanship: Turquoise Mountain Artisans and Jo Malone London

This Ramadan, Turquoise Mountain artisans in the Middle East and Asia have created handcrafted gifts inspired by Islamic artistic traditions for Jo Malone London. Here, we sit down with the artisans behind the collection to find out more

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Who Made My Clothes?

For Fashion Revolution Week, we interview two artisans in our Textiles Atelier in Yangon, Jannie and Wai Mar Hnin

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Nuristan: Shedding light on an inaccessible craft

Hidden in the eastern mountains of Afghanistan, Nuristani woodcarvers have perfected their craft over the past thousand years, adorning houses and mosques with carefully carved patterns which meanings have now mostly been lost