Th’haba Jewelry, by Abrar Al-Ebrahim Th’haba, derived from Arabic, refers to women with outstanding virtues, often seen as “precious as gold”. When she was creating the brand’s image Abrar’s graphic designer ...
Communion – noun. The act of sharing one’s thoughts and emotions with another or others; intimate converse. Joy Sangalang’s “Communion by Joy” is appropriately named, as her touch reaches beyond and through the precious (and recycled) metals she uses and touches you viscerally. I feel my brand empowers strength with feminine elegance. It is modern […]
I’m almost at a loss for words, in expressing the newfound awe that I have experienced with Yura ’s work. Upon first glance, his pieces look like naturally formed celestial material, treasures that once mysteriously made, cannot be recreated in nature or even reimagined in our mind. While I’m not usually a fan or iridescence – […]
We had the pleasure of visiting with Erick Velasquez of Wakami. Kiej de los Bosques created the brand Wakami in 2006, and has grown quickly in a very short amount of time. We met in San Cristobal for a studio visit and to learn more about Wakami’s vision and accomplishments through community involvement and staying true […]
Ashley Heather, of Cape Town, South Africa is a designer upcycling in a truly unique way. Ashley creates contemporary pieces from silver that is reclaimed from photographic waste and other materials; a process that one can imagine is extremely time consuming and requires utmost exactness. “… ethically produced handcrafted jewellery; a material expression of a […]
We walked up Calle Santander and hopped in a Tuk Tuk for the short ride to Jucanya (Cakchiquel = other side of the river), where Prema’s beautiful studio and home are located. Prema has been working in the Panajachel area for many years, both creating her own pieces and working with artisans throughout the country. […]
Article 22 stood out with their sleek and clean design that offers a balanced level of elegance and modernity that makes their pieces truly eye catching. You can almost feel the cool and smooth grain of the texture from a glimpse at these ethically made pieces. Named after the twenty second article of the United […]