Our enduring celebration of the sacred tulip from the gardens of the Ottoman Pashas.
With its dazzling array of colours and delicate honeyed scent, the tulip was planted in the gardens of the Ottoman Pashas and became a symbol of divine beauty, glory and wealth.
The Istanbul Tulip, with its long and elegant shape, is visible as an architectural motif at several places in the Topkaki Palace Museuem, and is continually reworked and reinterpreted in the designs of Gilan.
Gilan’s patented ‘Tulip Cut’ shapes the finest diamonds and semi-precious stones
into the form of a flowering tulip — Istanbul’s sacred emblem.