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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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Woman Crush: Daphne Guiness

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Daphne  Guiness is a British and Irish fashion designer, art collector, model, musician, film producer and actor. She is an heir by direct descent of the 18th century Irish brewer Arthur Guinness. The first thing you notice about Daphne Guinness are her clothes. There’s no way you could miss them. These aren’t just schmattes covering the body; but they merely gorgeous, fashionable garments, and beautifully made by leading designers. Guinness’s attire veers from fashionable to fantastical. When you see her during events in London or, perhaps, around the haute couture shows in Paris, she is a quixotic apparition, clad in high-fashion…

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LABOUR DAY:MEET OUR DEDICATED ARTISANS

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Dear Team Adele, we hope you are enjoying your day wherever you are and celebrating Labour day with all its glory. To kindly remind you, Labour day is  an annual holiday that celebrates the achievements of workers.  Essentially, it was intended to be an annual national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country. However, the entire world now celebrates workers. This Labour day, we want you to join us in  celebrating our very own artisans who dedicate their talents and time each and every work day to beautifully hand craft your jewelry pieces and bags. If…

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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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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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Fashion Friday at the Brew Bistro

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It is all about Fashion at the Brew Bistro and Lounge this and every Friday night. Every friday, the Brew Bistro conducts a fashion event which features fabulous designers, fashion cocktails and pop-up boutiques. So far there have been 19 shows with Adele Dejak making the 20th this Friday. Since the beginning of March, the Brew Bistro has been giving Kenyan and even international brands the platform to showcase their respective designs. Brands such as AfroStreet Kollections, House of Dishol, Shiyenze and many other authentic kenyan brands have been recognised and showcased at the Brew Bistro. We were very excited to have received…

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Adele Dejak at the BizBaz Crafts Fair

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We are gearing up towards the BizBaz Crafts Fair this coming weekend! BizBaz (also known as Bizarre Bazaar) Crafts Fair Festivals are held twice a year every year here in Nairobi in the months of June and November. It is an open air event held in the beautiful Karura Forest featuring contemporary and traditional craft, art and services from some of the best African and International craft-preneurs and importers. This weekend's fair will be a two day affair, offering a great shopping atmosphere, with loads of activities for the whole family. There will also be a food court and live entertainment....
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Dose Market – Our launch was successful!

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Our designs featured at Dose Market during this year’s Valentines day at the Morgan Fulton Market. Our African jewellery were a favourite amongst Chicago stylists exuding a bold, strong statement to any outfit. This was our official launch in the United States. For more information if you are in the US, visit the USA online store at www.adeledejak.us, or contact our USA representative at info(at)adeledejak(dot)us. Cheers for now. The A-team.

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Christmas Sale – Up to 50% off + special launch prices on KOBO items

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Christmas is one of the most favourite times of the year for most people. With family members, friends and corporations getting together to give thanks for the year that had been, this is the time that most gifts are exchanged to show appreciation and love for the special people on our lives. We at Adele Dejak would like to make your Christmas – enjoy discounts of up to 50% on selected items as well as take advantage of KOBO’s launch prices that are going to make you want to buy everything that’s stocked. Here’s how you can get your hands…

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