Azawagh

TUAREG The North African Tuareg have chosen silver over gold for its colour. Silver is a white metal, and therefore, pure. It carries good luck and averts bad influences. This metal is patiently engraved with symmetrical, clear and straight lines, weaving a beautiful pattern. Due to religious commandments dominant throughout centuries, images had to be […]

The origins of adornment

The origins of adornment Throughout all cultures, we encounter a yearning to discover meaning in human existence. This may manifest itself in the ambition to create something that will outlive us. There is a desire to eternalise oneself, to bring the untangible “dreamworld”, Gods, saints, angels, ghosts and mystical creatures into the here and now. […]

Embrace Ethnic Jewellery

-Indian BANGLES-   Bangles are rigid bracelets, usually from metal, wood, glass or plastic. They are traditional ornaments worn mostly by South Asian women in India, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It is common to see a new bride wearing glass bangles at her wedding, the traditional view is that the honeymoon will end when the […]