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BOUSWARI: Contemporary Handbags Made In Senegal.
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We said we never would. But the Nafa Belt Bag from Bouswari may have given us a change of heart. You see, there is a list of items that we promised ourselves we would never wear; even in the most...
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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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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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