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…at the Adèle Dejak Zuri Dark Horn Bracelet
The Zuri Dark Horn Bracelet: Less is more but we love these worn stacked – they are a wardrobe staple throughout the season. The Adèle Dejak brand creates handmade fashion accessories for the modern, sophisticated and multidimensional woman. Inspired by African shapes, textures and traditional techniques, the cutting-edge pieces sit perfectly between artefact and high fashion statement designs.
Name of Product: Zuri Dark Horn Bracelet
Product category: Jewellery
Colours: Black and Gold
MATERIALS of the ZURI DARK HORN BRACELET
First Material of Bracelet: Cow Horn
Material Composition: 95%
Origin of material: Ankole Cow in Uganda
Second Material of Bracelet: Gold Leaf
Material Composition: 5%
Origin of material: Italy
DESIGN & PRODUCTION
Place of design: The Adèle Dejak workshop in Kiambu
Duration of design: 1 Day
Name of designer: Adèle Dejak
Place of production: The Adèle Dejak workshop in Kiambu
Duration of production: 2 Days
Number of artisans involved in production: Two
Names of artisans involved in production: Abdul and Mutuku
Tools used in production: Cutting machine, polishing machine, brush
Production company/NGO: ADELE DEJAK LTD.
Number of employees: 15
Adèle Dejak is the creative brain and designer behind this product. We have spoken with her directly in an interview. Read it here!
© All photos via Adele Dejak