Pretty Jewellery Lands One in Handmade Heaven

Savithri Sastri Maileen Gan doesn’t want to look the same as everyone else.  That is why she loves handmade jewellery.  “I like that it is unique and that an artist put so much thought in to designing it,” said Gan, a business analyst in her twenties. One of her favourite pieces is a pair of […]

Pego Wallets an Bags: Affordably Cute!

Nursing grad Laura Braun has been interested in sewing since she was about seven years old. Influenced by her mother and grandmother, she eventually started taking sewing lessons.  One of her first projects was a draw-string bag, and this eventually led to creating complete outfits.  However, sewing was eventually put onto the back burner.

House of Hsueh: Unique Environmentally Conscious Bags and Accessories

Back in December, Prospere Magazine profiled Benita Hsueh’s line of plush toys, We Are Wedges.  But plush toys aren’t the only thing Benita creates.  She also has a line of bags and accessories, marketed under the line House of Hsueh. Bird Brooch Bird Earrings House of Hsueh was founded in 2007.  Every one of House of Hsueh’s […]

Loella Medina Jewellery: Sensual, Romantic and Globally Inspired

Loella Medina, a jewellery designer based in New York, became interested in the process of hand-made jewellery when she was ten years old.  Her father, a civil engineer, had started to create earrings, after finding pliers and beads at a construction site.  For a while in the 1980s, Mr. Medina’s earrings were a hit with women […]

Focus on The Beauty of Nature with Diffraction

Beth Cummings is the daughter and granddaughter of very crafty, creative women. It was through her mother and grandmother that she learned the joy of hand-made goods, something that she continues to enjoy to this day. Having a love of nature and photography, Beth launched her line of jewellery, Diffraction the spring of 2008. Each […]