Add a little bling to your life with these five amazing black-owned jewelry brands

Ama Nunoo Ama Nunoo | Editor November 4, 2019

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Accessorizing your outfit with just the right jewelry can make you stand out among the lot.

Whether you are into oversized pieces of jewelry inspired by ’80s fashion or you are into the minimalist trend, there is a black-owned jewelry brand that can sort you out.

Some of these jewelry pieces take inspiration from the motherland, Africa. Here are few to get you going:

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Edas Jewels

Prides itself in bespoke handmade jewelry that factors the needs of the eclectic woman. They “strive to make women feel beautiful, one accessory at a time.”

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Billie Hilliard

As a gifted child, Billie is hands-on with her creations and her love for fashion pours through her pieces. Her jewelry line is primarily made with beads and wirework. She draws inspiration from her environment and travels. “Billie’s aim is to design life pieces that are meant to be passed down into the generations as family heirlooms.”

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Adele Dejak

Pieces of jewelry by Adele Dejak are for “sophisticated, edgy, trendy and fashionable” individuals. This plush, African inspired brand is based in Kenya but takes inspiration from different African cultures to create its pieces.

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Made by Malyia

Malyia is a budding entrepreneur who makes minimalist jewelry that makes a statement for her ‘Jewels.’ Each design is unique, and their matchless cuts are inspired by architecture, her environment, nature and African culture.

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Sewit Sium

Sewit Sium designs are deeply rooted in traditions and culture meant to educate its wearer. The designs of the handcrafted jewelry is heavily reliant on Africa’s ‘rich diversity of iconographies and artistic movements’ homegrown and abroad. The brand seeks to connect its wearers to history and the world we live in today.

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