For any of us, a birthday is a special day…A day when we can feel the love from our friends and family and celebrate the love we have for them in return, a day of togetherness and of belonging. For a beloved public figure, a person whom an entire kingdom looks to with love, for guidance and affirmation; those feelings of love and belonging are amplified beyond measure and bring a nation together for all the right reasons, because we don’t just see them as a public figure, a shining example or a beacon of light to lead us through difficult times,
we see them as more…
we see them as a friend.
With that thought in mind, and with our queen, Her Royal Highness, Empress Farah Pahlavi celebrating her 80thbirthday this year on the 22 Mehr, or the 14thof October under the star sign of Libra, Kiani Concept decided to mark the occasion in the best way we know; by designing and creating the perfect accessory to celebrate the occasion,
The Empress Birthday Scarf and presenting it to Her Highness.
Of course designing such a thing for a lady who has inspired some of the greatest artists the world has ever know is no small feat, we stand alongside masters of their craft, such as Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol and many others in dedicating our creations to The Empress, so getting it perfect would be crucial, for an occasion, and a figure who has worked so tirelessly to champion the arts, culture and heritage of our people over so many years.
We started by sourcing the purest, finest silk and used royal blue, turquoise and gold against a field of beige on a scarf measuring 130 x 130cm. Framed with a square rope design with infinity knot detail, The Empress Birthday Scarf also has the lion and sun motif in each of its corners, with the centre emblazoned with the Queen’s crown set upon a red velvet pillow. For the image of Her Royal Highness inside the royal curtain, we chose perhaps one of her most striking from 1976; an image that shows grace, kindness and strength as well as incredible beauty, set against a Persian flower design. Our own motif, on the left and right side complete the design and create the perfect finish to what we hope will be a worthy addition to Her Highness’ collection and serve to remind her, not just of her special day, but of the love and dedication we all feel towards her, and how lucky we are to live under her guidance. So we wish Her Royal Highness a very happy birthday, with love, thanks and good wishes for the future. May she wear The Empress Birthday Scarf on her birthday, and we hope; feel all those things as we do, along with a nation of family, of friends of those who love her…