jewelry

7 Handmade Accessories We Love From The Afropolitan Shop

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Launched as a blog in 2007, The Afropolitan Shop is an online boutique that aims to celebrate African designers and artisans. Specializing in handmade and designer accessories, The Afropolitan Shop merges African products and creativity with the “Afropolitan” experience of Africans all over the globe. Check out some of...

Zara Releases Black Figurine Necklace — Is It Racist?

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Opinions were divided about whether the Dolce & Gabbana Blackamoor-inspired earrings were racist. The earrings were essentially a headless female figurine wearing a scarf and heavy gold jewelry, and many linked the image with offensive stereotypes of black womanhood. As controversial as the runway jewelry was,...

Why We Love: Yumnah Najah Designs “La Reine” Hand-Painted Jewelry Collection

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Fitting titled “La Reine” (which means Queen in French), Yumnah Najah Designs‘ latest collection is synonymous with all things feminine and regal. Exquisite hand-painted gems like the “The Purple Reign” rings and earrings series incorporate earthy, rich hues like purple, brown and gold to brilliant...

5 Online Jewelry Boutiques You Should Know

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With the New Year approaching, many of us are yearning for something fresh. Don’t have the money to splurge on revamping your wardrobe? Now is a great time to try a new piece of jewelry. Sometimes a small touch can make a big difference. Not...

Nicole Murphy To Launch Handcrafted Jewelry Collection: Are We Feeling It?

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What began as a hobby is now a business venture for former model Nicole Murphy. She is expanding her brand to jewelry. Recently, the mother of five announced that she and her business partner Yolanda Braddy will be releasing a signature handcrafted collection fit for...