Jewellery Focus: Crysellas

Diana Bell-Heather   |   26 - 09 - 2017 middle east Crysellas



Bring elements of the sea to your jewellery box with the newest collection from Crysellas.


The Beauty of Nature Aqua line is a modern take on statement jewellery and is inspired by the beauty of the sea that play tribute to the designers’ childhood memories.


Founded in Istanbul by sisters Yeşim Arslanbek and Mine Arslanbek, Crysellas aims to create dynamic and original designs.


Yeşim is the creative type and once completing her one-on-one apprenticeship courses on various aspects of the jewellery making in the Grand Bazaar area, she then earned her diploma as a Diamond Grading Expert. Quickly after that she launched the Crysellas Premiere collection in 2014, followed by the Forget Me Not and There is No Evil collections, which became the brand’s renowned bestsellers.


She said: “My purpose is to adorn women and make them glamorous every day, whether in their jeans or at a cocktail party.”


But two creative heads are better than one and this is where her sister Mine comes in. Her background in architecture not only added extra design flair but her vast knowledge of the manufacturing process in Istanbul was key to growing Crysellas.


“I love architecture, arts and poetry. My inspirations from the geometric forms and lines of architecture reflect in my designs in a rather contemporary aspect,” says Mine.


Yeşim finds her inspiration from nature, her travels and colors while Mine interprets the Orient’s exotic shapes, modern and classical architecture, arts and literature into a unique style. Now that’s a creative match worth exploring.


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