Jewellery in African tribology has served to mark initiatory transitions and are an integral component of women's circles where stories and blessings were shared and communities were made. Pichulik pieces can be worn as talismans to a community of bold brave women. These simple, colourful strands of rope decorated with braids, cottons, waxed cord and sash cord contrast and clash a multitude of colours and textures and really pop against bare skin. Layer them for drama or wear alone as a statement piece. Handmade in South Africa.
PPM baid, cotton, waxed and sash cord
Length 28cm - 31cm, rope 10mm
Smile please! This super-cute, 3D, camera pendant even has a see-through viewfinder to look through – it’s a toy and a necklace. Laser cut from wood, it harks back to a more innocent time of 35mm film, flash bulbs and dark rooms filled with the sharp scent of developer. Retro, funny, and fascinating. Handmade in Australia.
Wood, acrylic, leather
Cord length adjustable, camera 3.3cm x 4.8cm x 3.6cm
Minimal, modern and elegant, this necklace is incredibly wearable, and hangs beautifully. The colours and shapes contrast and collide – a section of finely speckled black corian is cool against a hot yellow ball – and really stand out against plain tops. Wear it long or on the collar bone. Fully adjustable. Comes packaged in a branded kraft tube. Handmade in London.
Cord, corian, resin
Cord length 45cm and adjustable, speckled corian 60mm x 18mm, yellow ball 25mm
Refining the coin trend into elegant beauty, Shlomit Ofir’s delicate hoop earrings feature an intricately patterned medallion. A fusion of Bohemian wildness, treasure chest finds and urban chic, these pieces add drama worn as a pair, but work as insouciant singles. Size-wise, they sing rather than shout. Choose from silver- or 24k gold-plated brass. Designed and crafted in Tel Aviv.
24K gold or silver plated brass.