Successful Egyptian accessories designing icon Zainab Khalifa narrated to SEE News her cinema contributions.
She took the responsibility of designing certain pieces for several movie.
“I participated in “Sarekat Saifeya” film with Youssy Nasrallah. I studied the characters deeply to bridge between the character and the time period. For example, the aristocratic lady who wore jewelries decorated by Diamonds,” she highlighted.
Khalia added: “I contributed in “Al Asleyeen” and I focused on the character of the king. I visited several museums and created almost 50 pieces included crowns, rings, bracelets.”
“I imitated the designs and the colors of 24-karat pieces made from red copper and painted in golden colors to be close to the original colors of the Ancient Egyptian jewelry,” the artist continued.
Finally, she revealed: “Moreover, I designed “Umm Kolthoum” brooch in “Khayal El Maatah” film. It was gifted to the singer by Iran’s Shah and it was perfectly decorated by emerald and diamonds.”