To create these collections we conducted an interesting reasearch on the origings and development of the Egyptian Kjaiameia fabrics. Our investigation took us to Kjiameia street in the neighbourhood of Jkan el Jkalili,the famouse street market, The street is  lined up with countless  workshops where young and old artisans create the hand- made kjaiameia fabrics using patchwork techniques. We also discover  that this craft is centuries old and its origins are found on the interior designs of the desert nomad tribes tents.
Head band Hand made in Polymer clay, , semiprecious stones and feathers

The Fabrics we used for our inspiration are the commercial version of the original patchwork ones. They are widely used in Egypt for decoration specially during festivities, they also build tents for celebrations in the middle of the city. They can be in  cotton or polyester and in vivid bright colours.                          For my collection I extracted the arabesque motifs of the fabrics reproducing them in polymer clay that I after painted and barnished by hand.With each design I created necklaces, earings, bracelets, brooches and hairbands.I also used pieces of the fabrics to add the color and the texture of the Egyptian textiles, in some cases I created fringes with it. The stones and glass pieces have been bought both in Cairo and Istambul where I also bought some of the metal hanging pieces with shapes as the fatimid hand.

Heart collection: Necklaceheartshape earings:45€.
Simple earing20€ (stone and fabric)
 Colección corazón azul. Collar: 80€.Pendientes corazón:45€.
Pendienes simples:20€.

  Long blue necklace: 95€. bracelet:39€,earings 45€.
Collar largo azul:95€.pulsera 49€,pendientes 45€


Green collection: Long necklace 95€.Bracelet.39€Silver earings: 19€
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 Colección verde: collar largo 95€. Pulsera:39€.Pendientes de plata:19€. Diadem 29€. Broche 28€
Red 1 collection: Necklace: 89€. Bracelets 39€. Earings 45€. headband 29€
Colección Rojo 1: Collar: 89€. Pulseras 39€. Pendientes 45€. Diadema 29€. Broche 29€
Red 2 collection: Necklace 89€.Earings: 25€. Broche 29€
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Colección roja 2: Collar 89€.Pendientes 25€. Broches 29€
Butterfly collection: Necklace: 29€. Earings: 29€. Broche: 29€
orders at Pedidos: 2 weeks delivery
Colección Mariposas: Collar: 29€. pendientes 29€. Broche: 29€
Cooper collection: Long necklace 89€. Hoop necklace 29€.Earings. 29€.Broche 29€
Orders.Pedidos: 2 weeks delivery
Colección cobre: Collar largo 89€. Collar de argolla: 29€. pendientes29€. Broche:29€
Cooper collection. hoop necklace: 29€. Colección cobre. collar de rgolla: 29€
Safety pin brooches 29€. Normal broches 29€.
Broches de imperdible 29€, broches normales: 29€
Orders. Pedidos.
On May 2010 I met by chance at Townhouse gallery in Cairo the Danish designer Pia Busk. We became friends and together decided to create two accessories collections to be presente together and with a common Egyptian theme. The arabesques of the kjaiameia Egyptian fabrics........
We decided to present the resulting collections during the Copenhagen fashion festival, and here are the pictures of the fashion show....
Pia Busk created a wonderfull collection of hand made handbags and computer cases. I created jewelery and hair accessories using polymer clay, the kjaiameia fabrics and semipretious stones.

The tee shirt is a basic piece of garmet that everybody in any culture and counrty has, therefore is one of the most successful together with the jeans.Here you can find some pictures of the two tee-shirt collections that I have created and produced. I have designs a few more collections but have not been produced and marketed by me.

This collection was created to be sold on turist shops in the Canary Islands. They were sold through shops as El Corte Inglés and El Globo Multitiendas.


This second collection was design to be sold as the oficial Carnaval 2005 teeshirt, comisioned by the patry commision in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

In 2010 I created and directed a project called Uncoverd in Cairo, I did this in collaboration with Mayada Said from Darb1718 contemporary art gallery and the finantial suport of the Spanish Embasy in Cairo.
The project consisted on 3 workshops, a fashion show, a photography exhibition and an art exhibition.It had the perticipation of arround 50 Egyptian students, and a record of attendance to the fashion show with arround 1000 people.
Here you have some of my own fashion recycled works, I will enter also the work of the students on another post, as well as the video of the fashion show.

The decoration of this bag was made with paper stiffened with varnish to asure durability

The plastic bottles can be used on a wide range of ways that you will see now, from this earings created with curtain hooks to tee shirts, broches and so on, it requires some special tretments and tools, all to be found at home.

Need a new outfit for tonights party?Decorated with plastic bottle pieces, it has been maschine problem

This broche can be used on a variety of ways.

With supermarket plastic bags and some manipulating techniques its easy to create any kind of decoration .

Tee-shirt decorated with pieces of rugs.

Finally the most obvious, painting on all of those items that are spoiled old or simly boaring.

This collection was made in "tandem" with African American hat designer ETU during my years in New York.The main media used in this collection is polymer clay.

This collection was created with several different types of ceramic and a great deal of experimentation with painting, varnishes and finishing techniques. Each piece is hand mounted and painted.

This collection was my first one, and was selected to take part on the IV Canry Islands designers fair.1991

During my childhood years we used to spend the summer vacations at Medano Beach in Tenerif where my grandmother used to challenge me my siblings and cousins to create the most beautiful sand cake decorated with  washed glass and shells. Ever since I could apreciate the beauty of these small colorfull pieces that can only be created by the constant action of the sand and ocean water.

Latter, when living in New York I discovered the beauty of beach stones and created my Long Island collection using the same techniques as used with the sea glass

The designs were created with beach washed glass and ceramic

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