Kuwaiti-born Dima Rashid, who has collaborated with British designer Giles Deacon, designs her jewelry in Cairo, a fact that is reflected in the style of her pieces. She mixes battered gold, brightly colored gemstones, and symbols often associated with Egypt to produce her spectacular line, Dima. The Fatima Hand or the Evil Eye are often concealed within Dima's pieces to guard against evil. I've always had an obsession with Egyptian symbolism, so of course I love it!

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