21 August 2015

“Every once in awhile you have the pleasure of coming across jewelry that just calls out to your soul. Like literally you have a spiritual connection with the piece. The above necklace, “The Aurora” is a handmade piece of exquisite beauty featuring a lip plug from the Toposa tribe of South Sudan, the lip plug itself is made from recycled goat horn and inlaid with brass. How can I not be drawn to this piece? Sea Urchin spines complete the necklace and the fanned collar adds a dramatic flair.

I just had to reach out to the jewelry designer after learning that she personally sources each component of her pieces from various places in Africa and furthermore she learns the historical and religious meanings behind the pieces that she sources from various tribes of Africa.”

Read the full interview on the Adorn Addict Blog.