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Turquoise African Masai Beaded statement necklace,Masai Beaded Elegant African jewelry

Turquoise color represents serenity and splendor.This Elegant Turquoise Masai beaded necklace is a true celebration of the African culture and legacy.This African beaded necklace is a creative composition of Masai beads that are intricately placed side by side with a flair of recycled West African beads.The layers on this Turquoise necklace fall beautifully on ones bust.Summer is coming up and you need to add some glam to your wardrobe.Spoil yourself this summer.This African necklace is 20 inches long from the clasp to the last strand.The clasp has extra links to allow for adjustment of the length.It is made from hypo-allergenic material. Thanks for visiting my shop. xoxoxo Lucille

$100.00

Lets Customize something just for You….

Making Cuff links has been a creative journey.Each attempt brings forth a new idea.We are making custom made cuff links that ooze of ones personality and style.Do you have an idea of the type of Cuff links you would like?

Share your ideas with us on lukagwa@gmail.com.Give us the opportunity to help u realize your creativity.

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Something For the Men….

Lukagwa has been designing African jewelry for women for the longest time with little regard to the male folk.The idea of not catering for men was triggered by the level of tweaking or modification we had to do on the simplest accessories.It was simply exhausting.Regardless of this fact we made several attempts at making chains and bracelets for them.Currently we are working on cuff links, a concept we initialized 3 years back.We are continuously  perfecting our prototypes.I will share with you photos of our varied prototypes so you can experience our Journey and contribute to it.

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The last pair of Cuff links are customized to a client’s needs.Engage us for some custom-made cuff links.

Hit us up on lukagwa@gmail.com…..

xoxoxo

 

The Legendary Artisan- Alan Donovan

“To those outside its magnetic spell, Africa may seem
incomprehensible, fathomless, in the primordial past. Yet,
wherever we are in the world, everyone one of us had an African
ancestor, that much is almost certain. Africa is the cradle
of humanity….. As a co-founder of African Heritage, the
continent’s first Pan African Gallery, in Nairobi, Kenya, I
discovered Africa’s rich legacy to the world’s art….. I served
as a conduit and catalyst to reveal the awesome beauty of
Africa to its visitors and to others around the world” by Alan Donovan.

I was humbled to be hosted by the renowned Alan Donovan of African Heritage in his stunning Timbuktu Castle.He lay the foundation and passed on knowledge that trickled down and influenced numerous creatives.Alan’s passion and creativity in African art was my first point of contact with the World of Art.I was a frequent visitor of the African Heritage at Libra House .All the accessories mesmerized me,i imagined one day creating jewelry equally as beautiful.Today i got the opportunity to exchange ideas with this amazing creative,the experience was priceless.

Creativity is a journey in which the people you meet inspire you to do things differently…….be part of our cruise on http://www.etsy.com/shop/lukagwa.

Casino Malindi Fashion Show 2015

This is a yearly Fashion event held at the Casino in Malindi by Daniela Cellini. It was our first fashion show since the inception of Lukagwa.I definitely made a few blunders like appearing for the fitting with no jewelry(I thought I was going to meet the models only).On the day of the fashion show my assigned photographer didn’t know my product so he took photos of the wrong collection. Despite such errors it turned out to be an amazing night of couture fashion. Here is a sneak preview………

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Moments before the show…….Enjoying the scenes and sights of Malindi with the Lukagwa Crew.

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To get some of this awesome jewellery log onto our online store http://www.etsy.com/shop/lukagwa.

IDEAS THAT WILL COMPLIMENT YOUR TRIBAL PRINT CLOTHING

Tribal print has been a trend which simply refuses to go away. People fell in love with the fun prints that make part of a perfect outfit for every occasion. The eye catching bold colors and exotic flare they exude with a wide array of texture available; tribal prints are a must for any wardrobe.

In Southern and Eastern part of Africa the Dutch wax print is popular due to its bold color.It is popularly used to make Kitenge outfits for occasions. We have the Aloha print that is the Hawaiian Fashion and Batik print that is trendy in South East Asia.

Tribal print clothing comes in all types; dresses, trousers, leggings, tops, jackets, sweaters, shoes, caps… everything. So how does one accessorize the tribal print clothing?

Way 1

Choose one color from the prints and use it in choosing your accessories, usually the neutral color.  You can use this color for your earrings,belts, necklaces, bracelets or shoes. Avoid too much contrast, however, you can also choose vivid colors for a daring look.

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Way 2

When choosing earrings use dangling earrings for a more alluring look. You can also wear chunky earrings with the look.

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Way 3

When choosing bangles and bracelets, the chunkier the better. You can also opt for wooden bangles or beaded bracelets.

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Way 4

When choosing necklaces go for funky, bold necklaces. Remember the chunkier the better. You can also wear  beaded necklaces to spice your look.

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Way 5

You can also accessorize a tribal print look with a hat, over-sized clutch bags, trendy sunglasses and funky chunky rings.

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Remember with prints, less is more. So when accessorizing your look, do not overdo it, choose a maximum of 3 pieces to work with your look and don’t wear too much of one piece. One each is appropriate.

To buy any of these amazing  jewelry please log onto our online jewelry Store

http://www.etsy.com/shop/lukagwa