Gems of Hope

Future Brilliance was recently profiled in Rapaport, the world’s leading jewelry trade magazine, following the launch of the Aayenda jewelry range. Read more…

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Aayenda Jewelry

Aayenda Jewelry is a fair-trade fashion jewelry brand with a mission to create thousands of jobs for artisans in Afghanistan, especially women. Meaning “future” in the Afghan language of Dari, Aayenda was launched as a social enterprise by Future Brilliance in September 2013. Collections are a collaboration between award-winning international designers and Afghan artisans. 


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Our strategy


Empowering the young and local populations to take responsibility, think creatively and critically, and to become honest, values-driven decision makers.

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Words from our Founder


Founder Sophia Swire presents an overview of Future Brilliance and why it is of critical importance to long-term stability and self-sufficiency.

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