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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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Wrist Arrest with Adele Dejak Arm Candy

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The most adorable thing about the spring and summer is that you can explore many styles flaunting your arm. As the summer season embarks in a few days,  short sleeves will be very common, and you can flaunt your arm with the beauty of arm candy bracelets. A bold blend of bangles can instantly up an outfit’s ante, and so can statement bracelets on their own. K-JUUI BraceletArm candy is not only fun to wear, but also great fun in showcasing your personality. You can wear huge ones on their own or stack them up with one or two simpler ones. You…

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Accessory Highlight: Bahati Almaz Choker

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In keeping up with the 90’s theme that has been all the rage for over a year now, is the choker style necklace. The choker has been seen  both on and off catwalks by designers such as Olivier Rousteing of Balmain, Christia Dior just to name a few, taking their versions to the next level. The choker is a simple accessory to upscale your ensemble in different styles from day to evening. It’s easy to see the choker’s appeal: it’s a cool-girl nod to ’90s grunge, it doesn’t interfere with your outfit, it complements everything and it acts like a built-in…

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Ten Reasons Why Jewellery is The Perfect gift

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“Gift giving is part of the culture no matter where you are and no matter how long you stay.”Chrystalyn Brannen There is no community without gift and gifting. The acts themselves may not be visible, they may not have names, they may elude materiality, and yet, we depend on them for our very existence as givers and receivers.  And with the endless need to express ourselves to our loved ones we use gifts to showcase warmth, recognition, care and love in our special and unique ways. Having being in the jewellery business for over a decade now, we believe that jewellery gifting…

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Woman Crush: Michelle Lamy

Woman Crush: Michelle Lamy

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“I don’t have any explanation for the black line I draw on my forehead every single morning! Along with the bracelets, the rings, the earrings…my tattooed fingers, black nails and permanent gold teeth with diamond…Ouf!”  says Michelle Lamy. Here at Adele Dejak we LOVE LOVE LOVE Michelle’s eccentric sense of style. She is, in simple terms REMARKABLE! What seems to leave us intrigued mostly and in wild awe is (obviously) MERELY her bold, brave, unorthodox and eclectic taste in jewelry. Michele Lamy is revered as one of the fashion industry’s unique, iconic and true eccentrics. She is a powerful and…

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What Does Your Favourite Accessory Say About You

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Did you know that we can tell (just by observing) what your go to accessory says about your personality? You might not realize it, but there are lots of things your jewelry can reveal about you. You might just think you’re accessorizing your favorite outfit, but the pieces and placement of the jewelry you select can actually let others in on certain aspects of your personality. Don’t worry there’s nothing bad or strange, but it is certainly fun and insightful to find out the things your jewelry says about you. Before we do, we just need to remind you that your...
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Woman Crush: Sade Adu

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“To be a mother you must be strong, even if you don’t feel it. You have to pretend.” Sade   When we look back at history, celebrating love, leadership, courage, strength and achievements of women has not always been the case. However, ever since the inception of the International women`s day and month, women’s efforts are now recognized changing that tremendously . Today is no different for us here at Adele Dejak  because we would not have it any other way than to honor the women who are trailblazers in their areas of specialty, beginning with music. Today’s WCW and hero…

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In Love with the month of Love

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Care to be our “Valentine” this year? Well, as you all know we hold all of you close to our heart. That is why we want to make this valentine period extra special for you and your loved ones. We have loads of goodies in store just for you. Our product range caters for everyone. And since we had promised to throw in crazy deals throughout the year, we are extending the love all through February. Our crazy sales are still ongoing at our village market shop and Kiambu showroom. If you haven’t gotten an opportunity to drop by, then…

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A Sale Just For You!

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Hello Adele nation! We open our bag of goodies for 2017 with our February general sale just for you! We want to begin this month with a bang! As we mentioned in this year’s first blog post, 2017 will be a year full of amazing surprises. Therefore, for those of you who missed out on our sale during the Christmas season, keep calm and enjoy this month’s amazing deals. At our village market shop, grab our fabulous statement pieces, with discounts as high as 50% off selected lines. On offer, we have products ranging from earrings, to bracelets, to rings, necklaces and…

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