Cleopatra Would've Bought Into This Collection

Photo by Natalia Janetti ©
Models Dancing
Models Dancing

A slice of the Nile washed up on the shores of the Potomac in the form of Egyptian treasures presented at an exquisite jewelry show at the Four Seasons.   Wasn’t it Elizabeth Taylor who wore such wonderful stuff in Cleopatra?

Sylvia Ragheb and Randa Fahmy Aboul-Nasr (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Sylvia Ragheb and Randa Fahmy Aboul-Nasr

Syra Arts, owned by Sylvia Ragheb and her business partner Randa Fahmy Aboul-Nasr, invited several hundred of the well-heeled set to this opening fashion scene Thursday night.

Featured was an Egyptian collection of Azza Fahmy necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets and other pieces of such classic styles that brought back memories of the Queen of Sheba, the Age of Pharoahs, and the awesome columns of the Temple of Philae.  Young, lovely models gowned in flowing white scarf-like dresses and adorned with Egyptian jewelry, swayed dreamily on a raised stage in the center of it all.

Come Fly With Me Jewelry (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Come Fly With Me Jewelry

Guests included Egyptian Ambassador Mohamed M. Tawfik, many embassy staff -- and it was all filmed by Egyptian Al Hurr-A-TV.

Throughout the evening, scores of women tried on the glowing, sometime legendary, sometimes vintage-in-concept, but all of it beautiful, daring and eye-catching pieces of jewelry.

Perfect timing for New Year’s Eve or the Presidential Inauguration in January.

Ragheb, whose husband is Egyptian, resides in the D.C. metropolitan area, and works from a Georgetown location on 31st Street.

For more information, visit Syra Arts or contact info@syra-arts.com.

Trying on the jewelry (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Trying on the jewelry
Georgetown's Alla Rogers shows off Egyptian necklace (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Georgetown's Alla Rogers shows off Egyptian necklace
Al Hurr-A-TV's Alain Dargham & Luis Minos (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Al Hurr-A-TV's Alain Dargham & Luis Minos

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