A Dubai-based up-and-coming designer, Hessa Al Shafar cultivated her passion for fine jewellery after gaining a Graduate Certificate in Public Relations, and upon undertaking a Diploma in Jewellery Design and Gemology from the IGI - International Gemological Institute, set up her brainchild, Savolinna Fine Jewellery brand by combining her entrepreneurial skills with creative management and designing her line of bold, contemporary, talisman-like jewellery in 2017. Since then, this talent has created contemporary fine and fashion jewellery collections that are driven by the brand’s inclusive ethos, and which invite individuals to explore and embrace their individuality in fresh and creative ways. Using a combination of traditional craftmanship and modern techniques, the geometric shapes of Savolinna’s precious metal designs are inspired by sources as diverse as everyday objects, family, friends, subcultures, life moments and nature.
Scala Fan Earrings “Back to the front” fan shape earrings in 18k Gold, with black rhodium plating, Zambian Emeralds and Diamonds. Complete with a post closure screw and a clip.
In a world which is forever turning, constantly moving and always changing, we find solace in the timeless rhythms of mother nature. This said, the brand named after the remarkable lakeside town of Savolinna in Finland. Hessa’s emotional connection to the area was forged after her parents perfect honeymoon there inspired childhood nickname - called the Pearl of Lake Shaima! Endlessly inspired by this striking lakeside town, Savolinna, Hessa Al Shafar finds inspiration in the most intricate details, colours and enduring beauty of the natural world, which is echoed through her unique pieces crafted exclusively.
The beauty of Savolinna lies not only in the brand's design aesthetic - which takes simply elegant, contemporary everyday pieces and adds just a bit of boldness! Savolinna’s latest fine jewellery lines, which I’m already huge fan of her eye for shapes and details from lotus-shaped bracelets to floating rings that are both bold and delicate, the jewel creator, Hessa Al Shafar’s creations are intri