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Gold-plated 'Four Rivers' ring

Gold-plated 'Four Rivers' ring

Regular price £109.00 GBP
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The design of the Ishkar 'Four Rivers' ring was inspired by the four rivers of paradise, expressed in the four graphic panels of lapiz lazuli. It's a really stunning statement piece that balances visual impact with a certain delicacy. 

Sizes: M = 5cm (finger diameter), P = 5.5cm (finger diameter)

Our values and this particular product:

  • Natural materials 
  • Minimal waste, pollutants and emissions
  • Vegan
  • Community engagement (including the additional support from Turquoise Mountain)
  • Conserving traditions

This gold-plated style is all detailed with deep blue lapis lazuli stone, which comes from high in the valley of Sar-e Sang in North Eastern Afghanistan. This iconic stone was once so exclusive it was reserved for the funeral masks of Pharaohs and for the brush tips of the Renaissance’s most renowned artists. 

 

Sustainability Excellence

This piece is produced by master artisans in Afghanistan. Since the Taliban took over in August 2021, we have removed all identifying references of ISHKAR's partners for security reasons. Some of their partners were able to leave Afghanistan. For those who remain, their craft is critical to sustain their livelihoods at a time when the country is in financial collapse and in the grip of a humanitarian disaster, making every purchase of an Afghan-made piece more important now than ever before.

On top of the amount ISHKAR pay the artisans, a further 10% of the value of this product goes towards the Turquoise Mountain Foundation. Turquoise Mountain supports Afghan artisans by providing them with three years of technical training, as well as a full range of business support following graduation. You can read more about the Foundation in our profile piece about Ishkar in our journal.

Care

Try to avoid contact with water. Remove while swimming, bathing or showering.

Shipping & Returns

Please read our shipping policy and returns policy. Please note that we cannot accept returns on bodycare products, vintage items, earrings or gift cards.

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