Being Authentic in the Fashion World — jewelry

Diarra Bousso, Blending Mathematics with Fashion

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Diarra Bousso, Blending Mathematics with Fashion

Creative mathematician, educator, serial entrepreneur and multi-disciplinary artist are just a few of the adjectives to describe Diarra Bousso. She is a woman of many passions who makes the most of her gifts. A talented mathematician, Diarra’s career started in Wall Street as a Structured Products Trader but a few years later, she had to move so she could morph. Diarra Bousso resigned to combine her two passions; math and design! To many, it obviously seemed odd that a successful Wall Street trader would leave the lustrous career to follow a dream but she was passion driven. In 2013, Diarra...

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Jewellery Design: An Intriguing World

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Jewellery Design: An Intriguing World

Jewellery Design Jewellery design is the art or profession of creating jewellery; one of the oldest forms of civilized man’s decorations dating back seven million years. Some of the oldest ornaments were discovered in Kenya and Egypt. Jewellery design has taken many forms over the centuries going from bead work to sophisticated metalworking of the modern day.              Artisan working on a metal sheet in Kiambu workshop An Intricate Process Before a piece of jewellery like our L-Tina ring, for example, is created, I have to start by rendering the design. This means creating a...

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Advise for Jewellery Designers

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Advise for Jewellery Designers

Jewellery designers are dreamers blessed with the ability to create. They are gifted with an art entertains, empowers and attracts other people. Creativity is the ability to take something dull, drab and useless and give it life, make it desirable and valuable.                                       Long Brass and Horn Earrings When you are a jewellery designer in business, someone is always trying to copy you, emulate you or sabotage you. It is a constant game where you must display what you create at the...

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The Adele Dejak Love Collection

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The Adele Dejak Love Collection

Love is a beautiful thing that we should proudly carry. At least that was the inspiration behind the Adele Dejak Love Collection.  The iconic African jewelry designer who lends her name to the renowned brand was organizing a photo shoot for another one of her collections when the idea for the recently launched collection struck. As a spur of the moment decision, she grabbed a love décor sign from her house to use on the set of the photo shoot. Unknown to her, this random décor item would inspire a bolder, unique, unprecedented collection. Reactions to the love sign struck...

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Adele Dejak, a Kenya based entrepreneur building a global luxury accessory brand that celebrates the true African experience

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Adele Dejak, a Kenya based entrepreneur building a global luxury accessory brand that celebrates the true African experience

When a powerhouse like Lionesses of Africa recognizes and appreciates real and raw entrepreneurial and cultural improvement efforts like ours, at Adele Dejak we have no choice but to give our heartfelt appreciation. This is a re-post of an article done by Lionesses of Africa by Adele Dejak. Enjoy the read and thank you Lionesses of Africa. Adele Dejak, founder of Adele Dejak (Kenya) In the highly competitive world of international jewellery design, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. But this is certainly not the case for Kenyan jewellery and accessory design entrepreneur, Adele Dejak, founder of the striking...

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