Artists have always had their muses, and fashion has taken the era of the muse to new heights. Inspired by this ethereal feminine beauty and gorgeous Indian temples, the ISHARYA designers created a collection that would please any woman with a muse-like attitude – Temple Muse.
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Cotton’ing to the Muse
As the soft pearlescence of the Art Nouveau period morphed into the glitzier Jazz Age pearls of the Art Deco period, they turned trendy – but spendy. So stylish fashionistas with more dash than cash opted for an interesting alternative: compressed cotton dipped in a shimmery, pearlescent coating. Japanese Cotton Pearls, while just as chic, are actually more lightweight to wear. And don’t be fooled by their delicate appearance: these beauties go the distance, adding class and sass to whatever you’re wearing for years to come. And these days, they’re keeping some fairly lofty company – lovely lapis lazuli, quirky quartzite and inky marcasite – as part of our glittery Temple Muse collection.
The elegant vaulted arches of magnificent Indian temples, inlaid with a treasure trove of gorgeous gemstones inspired our designers to pay homage to these architectural delights. Ornate curves, colorful stones and intricate patterns are used to adorn the modern muse with a touch of temple art.
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Muses for a New Millennium
Legend has it that the mortal lucky enough to be graced by the attention of a muse would revel in new artistic forms and insights. Fast forward to the 19th century, and fashion removed her wings and plunked her down on the catwalk. The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion, held in 2009 at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, was dedicated to the crowd-pleasing mannequins that inspire women everywhere to dress in ways that capture the Zeitgeist.
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Inspired by femine frocks, classic jewels and a muse-like attitude, ISHAYA presents Temple Muse.
Delicate gemstone earcuffs that rise above the rest.
A dazzling statement necklace combining intriciate gold details with perfectly polished stones and pearls.
Lightweight pearls that lay across your fingers just so.
Who is your style muse? And how does she inspire you to wear our Temple Muse collection? Be sure to let us know by using @Isharya!