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Wearable Art: Anita Quansah’s “Body Jewelry”

18 Jan

Earlier this month I was introduced to the designs of Anita Quansah, a London-based jewelry designer producing vibrant pieces inspired by her heritage in Ghanian traditional tribalwear. Thanks to HighSnobette for tipping me off, Quansah has captured my heart once again with her intriguing new line of wearable art — chain-link “body jewelry.” Take a look at some of the amazing designs…

“Tribal Glamour” Spring/Summer ’11 Jewelry by Anita Quansah

31 Dec

London-based Ghanian jewelry designer Anita Quansah has released “Tribal Glamour,” her latest collection of absolutely stunning wearable art pieces for Spring/Summer 2011. Using Ghana’s traditional tribalwear designs and materials, including copal (semiprecious stones derived from petrified tree resin), milky amber red coral, turquoise, and lapis lazuli, Quansah weaves next season’s most popular color palates into this gorgeous line while paying homage to her roots.

Check out the full collection and her inspirations after the jump… Continue reading