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Reasons Why You Should Choose Handmade Jewellery

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Reasons Why You Should Choose Handmade Jewellery The beauty of handmade lies in their imperfections. Anything perfect is machine- made. This Friday, Adele Dejak and the team have decided to give you an insight on why you should always choose handmade considering that our brand is solely based on African Handcrafted Accessories & Jewellery. 1) No machines: The best thing about handmade is the fact that they are not machine made but handmade. This simply means no machines mean less use of electricity thus making so the jewelry is more sustainable! 2) Time taken to handcraft each piece: Time truly…

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Brass and Aluminium Care

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Happy new week team Adele! As you know, most of our accessories are made from recyclable brass and aluminium and one of the most common questions we get asked by our clients, is how to clean and polish their brass and aluminium accessories. This is a quick post just to enlighten you on how you can go about ensuring your Adele Dejak pieces maintain their sheen. BRASS: 
Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc and will naturally tarnish when exposed to oxygen. Some people like the patina of tarnished brass and the tarnish is actually a protective layer for…

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AMANDLA – A Capsule Collection

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In just a few days our new and exciting capsule collection “Amandla”, will be released. Amandla which in Zulu means power, encourages us to embrace our inner powers, to be strong and radiate like stars. Be power. This is something so important in a continent which has suffered so much, yet always had the strength to rise above and shine.   The collection has been designed by our London College of Fashion intern Amanda Jeneby in collaboration with Adele Dejak. Amanda who has been interning with the brand from the beginning of June, has created a collection inspired by her experience…

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Adele Dejak Will Be At JoBurg – Sanlam Event – This Weekend

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Happy Friday #TeamAdele! We have some really great news for you this Friday and especially for our South African family.  No words can be able to contain the excitement that we have to finally spell out “Here we come South Africa!!!!” As we progress into our tasteful journey of redefining African Premium Luxury, we are truly humbled and ecstatic to be announcing that Adele Dejak will be in Johannesburg this week for South Africa 2017 Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair as she will also be unveiling her new collection, the Moon Safari Collection. Adele Dejak’s unique pieces shall be displayed at…

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Photo Shoot With Randy

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“I see photography as that eye-catching moment that’s passing, and one which is authentic.” Adele Dejak. In our last blog, Photographic works using nature as a backdrop, we saw Adele being both a designer and photographer. She is used to carrying her camera almost everywhere, making her job her hobby. She always quotes “I love sharing my work as much as possible; I can see the most beautiful view in the world, but if I don’t capture it with my camera and publish it, it’s like I didn’t see it at all.” I got to work with Randy Gowon, one of my…

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Addicted to ArmBands

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“Every piece of jewellery tells a story just as every piece of Adele’s armbands tell a story.” It is yet again another season to let your arms do the talking with the return of yet another fashionable trend; the armbands that are better known as armlets. Most of us are used to wearing bracelets or seeing people with bracelets stacked on their wrists. Somewhat in the realm of accessories, all this is about to change with our handcrafted armbands that are just about to revolutionize the way you define and own your style. At Adele Dejak, we have a collection…

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Addicted to Rings>Ring Crush.

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“If it sparkles, if it’s unique, if it’s sophisticated, antique, or just pretty, and not to forget, if it’s my brand, well, you better have it,” Adele Dejak, Owner of Adele Dejak The Brand. Did you know how multidimensional you will look if you added a mini hand-party mix with as many rings as your fingers could possibly accommodate? No single day passes without seeing Adele with a different variety of her own jewellery ring pieces that she proudly stacks on her fingers. She wears them with an unspoken aura, love and adornment, thus boasting a refreshing air of passion…

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Pre-Election Sale: We Are Newly Stocked.

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“For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough to come and participate in our Mega Pre-election sale.” Well, it is finally here……OUR PRE-ELECTION SALE! We have a huge 10%-70% OFF EVERYTHING in store, at our Village Market store. From chokers to bracelets, from day bags to weekend bags, we all have these handcrafted African pieces in stock. Why not take a leap of faith and get to the Village market store and indulge yourself in some of Adele’s pieces at her store? Please take note that the PRE-ELECTION SALE…

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Beads and their beauty: The Samburu, Masai, Turkana and their historic origin.

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“All you need is love…and some really nice beads”, a quote Adele loves using especially when interacting with her clients. Over the years, the Maasai, Turkana and Samburu beads have formed an integral part of culture. They are far much more than just ornaments as they play a deeper role in these respective ethnic groups. For the Maasai people, the beads reflect their beauty, strength and their deep love and devotion for their cattle”.  On the other hand, the latter wear these beads as it reflects a sign of health, one’s marital status and even the number of children one…

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A Series of Girl Bosses that Rock

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The coined term Girl Bosses has been an on-going global movement (campaign if you like) celebrating women who are basically in charge of their lives and rock at it. There are numerous platforms online that are now involved in celebrating and uplifting women in the name of girl power. Some are even multi-dimensional in that, they not only celebrate those that have “already made it” or are up-coming in their journey, but also those that need assistance in terms of funding, mentorship and knowledge building. In short, all-encompassing communities for goal-driven women.  At Adele Dejak, our latest campaign dubbed #girlboss…

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