Currently, the following charges apply:

Destination Country Shipping Duties and Taxes
Australia US$ 30.00 15%
Canada US$ 20.00 12%
Germany US$ 30.00 21%
Hong Kong US$ 0.00** 0%
New Zealand US$ 30.00 20%
Singapore US$ 20.00 7%
Taiwan US$ 20.00 5.1%
United Arab Emirates US$ 30.00 5%
United Kingdom US$ 0.00** 20%
United States US$ 0.00** 0%

*Duties and taxes are applied after all discounts have been subtracted.

**Complimentary shipping is currently offered for deliveries to the United States, United Kingdom, and Hong Kong.

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Nadine Kanso

The inspiration for the jewelry of Lebanese designer, Nadine Kanso, dates back to 2006, when Kanso debuted as a fine art photographer in the V&A exhibition called Arabize Me. For Kanso, the objective of this post-9/11 exhibition was to show that Arabs are just like everyone else, not all terrorists. Soon after embarking on a fine art career though, Kanso realized that, if she was to popularize her positive, non-religious messages about Arab culture, the fine art world would be too limiting. Thus, that same year, she began making jewelry based on the Arabic alphabet because it is the sine qua non of Arab culture. In a brilliant but natural stroke of marketing, Kanso named her brand, Bil Arabi, meaning in Arabic. Bil Arabi has remained true to its foundations since then, with each new style -- usually an uplifting, sometimes ironic, Arabic word or phrase rendered in Kansos bold, graffiti-like script and set with diamonds and gemstones in 18K gold. Her work is anchored in contemporary pop culture or blinging it out, as she calls it. Kansos plays on linguistic double entendre and associations take her work beyond the traditional quotes and symbols that inspire her, giving her jewelry more essence than mere drawings. Its hard to imagine a more inspiring, artistic ambassadress of Arab culture than Kanso, so we say, Bling it on!