Introducing Zinnysbox, a jewellery brand Modern, Elegant, Versatile. Designed and made in London by Ezinne Ogundoyin, the brand was born out of a love and appreciation for jewellery and story telling through handcrafted pieces created to inspire special moments. Discover modern jewellery inspired by iconic designs and a focus on helping incredible women unlock the … Continue reading Introducing Modern Elegance with Personality
Chatting with Ms Abdullahi is chatting with someone who knows an enviable amount about the details behind jewellery making. Her company Crafties Hobby Craft which she founded in 2002 is the pioneer distributor of SWAROVSKI Crystals in Nigeria as well as the jewellery designers’ favourite Beadlon Flexible wires and tools. Not only is she a … Continue reading Chat with SWAROVSKI Crystals Ambassador, Ms O Abdullahi
There are so many rules for everything in life, some useful : Look left and right before crossing the road, Don’t eat a meal after 7pm, sit with your legs closed, wash dark colours separately. There also seem to be rules regarding jewellery wear but are these rules really needed? See what you think: Wear … Continue reading Rules are meant to be broken…aren’t they?
Ijeure Onwadike, Milliner and Creative Director of the vivacious brand, UrezKulture sat down with Zinny’s Box to tell us all about her unique, hand crafted jewellery pieces. Full of life and fearless (her personal motto is ‘the only time you should ever look back is to see how far you have come’) her jewellery brand … Continue reading Rising Gems Interview: UrezKulture
There’s the saying, ‘there’s nothing new under the sun’, it is true that trends come and go (bell bottom trousers for example) but there are some people who make a mark and are simply inimitable and here is a selection of some of our jewellery icons, all women with distinct personal style… in no particular … Continue reading Jewellery Icons
I did some research in Paris of places to get your jewellery fixed and thanks to our Parisian contact Veronica who scoured the streets of Paris for me, we were able to get a list of jewellery repair shops ranging from those for your not so expensive pieces to your more expensive pieces, as well as … Continue reading Ms Fix It – Paris
Have a broken piece of jewellery lying about and wondering where to get it fixed? Well we have done some research and found places where you can go to get your piece back to being as good as new. For security reasons some stores would rather you call them first so I have provided phone … Continue reading Ms Fix It – Lagos and Abuja
I remember a story my aunt told me of a friend of hers who bought several sets of diamond jewellery, with the hopes of pawning them off in harder times so imagine her utter shock when years later she took them to a pawn shop and was told that her precious diamond jewellery were in … Continue reading No. 1 Jewellery Detective Agency
For those of us who have not pierced our ear lobes, my apologies, there really is no question: clip ons are the only choice as well as ear cuffs of course. For others who have pierced ear lobes ( if you are Nigerian chances are your ears were pierced before you had a chance to … Continue reading To Clip or to Post…That is the jewelery lover’s question
Looking through magazines and browsing bustling markets such as the popular Balogun Market one thing is clear: African jewellery has many forms and are made in different materials and fabrics. There are rows and rows of stalls waiting to be discovered filled with jewellery created out of a mixture of fabrics. That made me think: … Continue reading It’s black, it’s white….err no it’s blurred lines?