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The Silk Road: Sally Dudmesh – The Symbolism of Jewellery
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Our last post of the year takes us to The Souk in Karen, Nairobi. We walk past the art gallery, through a Wabi-Sabi café filled with books, to find an orange room filled with jewelleries rich in symbolism of different...
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The Amalgamation of Art and Introspection that is Brian Kivuti
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“Welcome to my sanctuary”, Brian Kivuti says as he unlocks the door to his studio tucked away in a corner of Karen’s scenic greenery. He points to the wall on our right, where there’s a jewellery mood board in various...
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ANCIENT AFRICAN JEWLLERY: Design History on the Continent
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Personal decoration has always been a part of African cultures. Thanks to pictorial iconography and tombs excavations, we’ve had a glimpse to what the civilizations before us adorned their bodies with. Right on our shores, ostrich shell beads – believed...
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