Spring Cleaning Your Jewellery Collection

Spring Cleaning Your Jewellery Collection

You know what an ordeal spring cleaning can be, but when it comes to spring cleaning your jewellery collection it can actually be quite fun, especially when you dive in with the mind set of “out with the old and in with the new”. I won’t judge if you’re a jewellery...
Turkana Beaded Jewellery and Fascinating Traditions

Turkana Beaded Jewellery and Fascinating Traditions

The 18th of April every year marks World Heritage Day (International Day for Monuments and Sites) which presents an opportunity to appreciate World Heritage Sites scattered across the world with each exhibiting various levels of uniqueness from both cultural and...
Introducing Simply Zuri

Introducing Simply Zuri

I’m so excited to announce the launch of my new jewellery and corporate accessories line, Simply Zuri. First, a bit of the backstory to get you up to speed. As you know, I love discovering and working with ethnic beads, intriguing artefacts, unusual stones and...
Colour Your World

Colour Your World

 “Man needs colour to live; it’s just as necessary an element as fire and water.” Fernand Leger I couldn’t agree more. Colour plays a vital role in our everyday lives. As a powerful form of communication, it can sway your thinking, change your actions or cause...

Ancient and Cultural Symbols of Love

There’s no doubt about it. The heart is one of the most universally recognised symbols of love. But it’s not the only one. Symbols of love exist in different shapes and forms. Wouldn’t it be more interesting to express it with one of these rather than the...
The Story behind Valentines

The Story behind Valentines

You’ve just about recovered from Christmas, but the next holiday is drawing closer. Snowflakes, tinsel and fairy lights are being replaced by red hearts. Valentines already? Yes, the month of love is almost upon us. But have you ever thought what all the fuss is...
Shared Symbols of Faith

Shared Symbols of Faith

Ever been intrigued about the Hindu faith and its hundreds of Gods? Or how Christianity grew out of the Judaic faith? The third Sunday of January is World Religion Day and focuses on spreading awareness of the thousands of religions practiced around the world, so...
Infuse the Holidays into Your Everyday Story

Infuse the Holidays into Your Everyday Story

“The living moment is everything.” D.H. Lawrence It’s one of the busiest times of the year, whether it’s ensuring those work tasks are closed off before 2016 draws to an end, meeting certain goals, or just a mad rush preparing for the holidays – finding the perfect...

African Inspired Jewellery Layering

You know I’m a fan of encouraging you to create your own style, make your own statement and champion your own individuality. By the same reign, I want you to experiment with what works best for you when it comes to jewellery layering, because there is no one size fits...
Beautiful but Underrated – Ghana Glass Beads

Beautiful but Underrated – Ghana Glass Beads

“What stones are these?” she asks with curiosity as she examines the luscious green beads. “They’re actually Ghanaian glass beads” I answer. She’s initially thrown off by my answer, but as I proceed to explain how they are made and their significance, her expression...