Makia lifestyle is a new South African company which showcases young South African contemporary jewellery designers. Former University of Johannesburg (UJ) students are integrally involved in this exciting initiative.
To launch the concept as well as their unique online shopping boutique, Makia will be holding a public exhibition from 12:30 – 17:30 on Thursday, 13 October 2011 in collaboration with Moyo Zoo Lake. Five jewellery designers have created a concept and range especially for this exciting launch, using their own inspiration, personal techniques and style in what promises to be a breath-taking exhibition of authentic jewellery design.
Designed and manufactured by University of Johannesburg Jewellery Design Alumnus
and current staff member, Cailin Els, Materials used: Sterling silver and garnets.
Designed and Manufactured by University of Johannesburg Jewellery Design Alumnus
Maryse Castel. Materials used: Sterling silver
Talia Savva, who graduated with her National diploma in Jewellery Design and Manufacture from UJ in 2010, along with Nicola Vogel, are the founders and organisers of Makia. The jewellery designers include Cailin Els and Maryse Castel, who graduated with their BTech Degree in Jewellery Design and Manufacture from UJ in 2009, as well as Duncan Stevens who completed his first year in Jewellery Design and Manufacture at UJ in 2010.
Ranges will be exclusively available in Moyo Stores in Johannesburg from Friday 14 October.
Designed and Manufactured by Duncan Stevens.
Materials used: Sterling silver, 18ct yellow gold and rhodium plated
Inscription: May beauty always surround you
Visit the Makia facebook page.