Online Coverage

Aayenda Jewelry: Gems of Hope

The ground-breaking work of Future Brilliance and its social enterprise, Aayenda Jewelry, has been profiled on TV and radio, in magazines, and newspapers, internationally, including BBCTV, Mail on Sunday, and Rapaport, the world’s leading jewelry trade magazine. In 2016, Aayenda Jewelry graced the front covers of various issues of Cosmopolitan Magazines throughout the world, modelled by supermodel and actress, Alessandra Ambrosio.

From Afghanistan to America: How My Passion For Art Lit the Way

The inspiring story of one of our Future Brilliance alumni, jewellery designers and co-workers, Adila Wahdat!

Afghan-made jewelry line empowers women

All too often when people think of Afghanistan the images conjured up are of war, the Taliban, burka-shrouded women and inhospitable environs.

Afghanistan’s sparkling future

The country was once famed for its gems. Now Sophia Swire is defying warlords and a harsh environment to revive the ancient trade

Print Coverage

This is their time to shine

Mail on Sunday

  Abandoning her fast paced City life to do something ‘of value’ that wold change people’s lives led Sophia Swire to set up Future Brilliance – a charity that’s bringing the women of Afghanistan and their ‘sparkling assets’ to London during Fashion Week

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