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African necklace at work

How to wear African Jewelry in the office

Now that African inspired fashion is getting even more trendy, many of you have been asking us how you can add exotic African jewelry to your work / office / professional clothing. Rocking the right African inspired jewelry is equally as important as wearing the right clothing. This not only improves your confidence, but you are also dressed for success. Read on and learn how to wear African Jewelry at work.

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The Sahara Desert

The 13 deserts of the Sahara

It is getting cooler in Boston with a few chilly Fall nights, we can’t help but think of the different warmer parts of the world. As an African online market place, we are always thrilled to share other tit bit facts about Africa other than the trendy African Fashion or Art. As we reminisce the past summer weather, did you know that the Great Sahara desert is comprised of 13 unique deserts?. Yes! It gets warmer than that! Read on and we will try to amuse your curiosity.

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African Slave beads: The ancient wealth from Ghana

TIn my search for unique meaningly African beaded jewelry, I learned the term African slave-beads. I also learned that they can be referref to as African trade-beads or Aggry-beads... I went quiet for a moment. Feeling goosebumps on my skin, my heart skipping a beat and then pounding faster. Such a shocking name for jewelry. Mental questions and possible answers. Giggles from Karthy interrupted my thoughts. She seemed to know ...

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When looking to decorate your home with African sculptures, you might find that the sculptures that are available are made from different materials. Some are made with clays like terracotta and others are made from a material called soapstone. The benefit of soapstone is that it can be carved, whereas clay sculptures are usually molded and formed while the clay is wet. Here’s a look at what soapstone really is and how it is used to make these sculptures:Read More
           
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4 Reasons to Wear Handmade African Jewelry

There is nothing quite like the unique and personal beauty of handmade African jewelry. Wearing pieces that are mass-produced, while certainly a popular option, doesn’t have the impact that handmade pieces do. It's rather refreshing when your precious ornaments stand out. Handmade jewelry is a good choice for four distinct reasons:

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What is Ankara fabric?

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Ankara Fabric

Many Shades and Patterns of Ankara Fabric

Ankara fabric is a popular type of fabric that is used to make African prints. Also referred to as African prints, African wax prints, Holland wax, or even Dutch wax, those who love this kind of fabric know it when they see it. Characterized by its colorful prints, this is what people often associate with African clothing. Here’s a look at what Ankara fabric is and how it’s used for clothing in Africa, especially in West Africa:

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