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What's the Appeal of Handmade? A Renaissance of Taste

By Penny Baldwin-French on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 @ 02:13 PM

We encounter handmade products in trendsetting boutiques, and view them as artfully arranged emblems of good taste. So, why do we think that?

Giraffe

Giraffe TeapotThe Ardmore Collection

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race - The Benefits of Slow Fashion

By Penny Baldwin-French on Fri, Oct 27, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

That venerable tale of the tortoise and the hare isn't just an amusing story. It's a lesson in making the right choices - in the long run!

Image Source: Creative Commons, labeled for reuse

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Seven Thousand Years of Skill-Building? A Brief History of Tuareg Silver Jewelry

By Penny Baldwin-French on Mon, Sep 25, 2017 @ 10:53 AM

The Tuareg silversmiths of Azel are a group of African artisans who truly excel at the creation of exquisite fine silver jewelry and leather artifacts. Tuareg history goes back 7 thousand years!

TZILA Cross Necklace

There are 21 styles attributed to this Cross Of Agadez,
aka The Southern Cross

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Symbols Jewellery - Trinidad & Tobago - What A Success!

By Penny Baldwin-French on Sun, Feb 12, 2017 @ 01:32 PM

"Jewellery is a living art" says Seema Persad, Co-Founder of Symbols Jewellery in Trinidad & Tobago.

And Seema's business is thriving in the Carribean! At Zawadee, we think her success has a lot to do with her tagline - "Speak from the heart".  Seema does, and it shows!

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