With a degree in Applied Communications, Alia bin Omair expanded upon her love of graphic design to pursue a career in the jewelry industry. Winner of the Emirati Jewellery Designer of the Year Award, we caught up with this accessory innovator and some of the highlights of her eponymous label. 

What are you listening to right now? Which Witch by Florence and the Machine.

What’s one piece of jewelry you never leave home without? My nuggets stud earrings and Hojari Bracelet.

If you had to choose, would it be silver or gold? Gold.

What’s one thing people would never guess about you? People think I look very confident but if you get to know me, I am a very shy person and I don’t like to get attention at all.

“Priceless” to you means… To spend my time with family and friends.