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NEW BROOCHES

NEW BROOCHES

These are the brooch pins that are currently available.  Each brooch measures approximately 7cm in diameter and very light.  It is fun to cluster a few for a beautiful effect but they are also lovely worn singly to fasten a shawl or scarf.  I've also pinned them onto...

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African Baroque in Australia

African Baroque in Australia

April has been a busy month for African Baroque.  We were excited to be approached by a new Sydney based online shop "Jewels n Gifts" as we've been keen to have a presence in Australia.  They've ordered an extensive range of our products so our fans downunder will...

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African Dream

African Dream

African Baroque was honoured to be part of a collaborative shoot with two very exciting Cape Town designers;  Coast and Koi who make exquisite babouche shoes and The Travelling Jackets of Africa who give new life to vintage jackets through embroidered and appliqued...

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African Baroque in Japan

African Baroque in Japan

African Baroque is now available in Japan from Aya Tsujita at the newly established BLOOMS International, Tokyo & Osaka. We are very excited to be represented in this beautiful country. What is interesting is how well our products blend with a culture that is so...

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Protea

Protea

A totally divine richly embellished necklace that I don't really want to part with!  The colours flow between gorgeous rich pinks and pure black with accents of mossy green.  There's an energy happening here that is very exciting. It all began with a rather lovely wax...

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Ghanaian Glass Beads

Ghanaian Glass Beads

 "Give me a bead that’s wrapped in joy; find me a bead to carry my grief."  Ghanain poet Ama Ata Aidoo Ghana has a long history of bead usage and bead making. This beautiful video takes you into the world of glass beads of Ghana and the cultural value of beads in...

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Ethiopian “silver”

Ethiopian “silver”

  Beauty from Small Things Ethiopian silver beads are objects of beauty in their own right.     They vary a lot in quality but all bear the tell tale marks of hand craft and this is a large part of the allure they have for me.  In a world bursting with machine...

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