Head and Crown Jewelry from Black Owned Brands

Photo by LunarSeaArt Head adornments are an African tradition.  Find more than 25 black owned head and crown jewelry items below!   Crown jewelry goes back thousands of years and reflects several African cultures, not limited to the ancient Egyptians, Amazigh of North Africa, and the Maasai.  Intricate hairstyles (e.g., cornrows and locks) in addition…Read more »

Find Hand Fans From Black Owned Brands

The blueprint for the modern day hand fan dates back to the reign of King Tut.  Long handled fans were used in religious ceremonies, conveyed wealth and influence, and served the practical purpose of cooling.  Over the millennium this evolved into smaller hand fans which again served multiple purposes (e.g., advertising and communication, self-cooling, making…Read more »

Going To A “White Party?” Find your Outfit from a Black Owned Brand

Photo by CreateHerStock – Vintage Tex Isha Gaines 6 As “white parties” have grown in popularity, you may find yourself being invited to one.  In this post, we present 65+ white party outfits from black owned brands in a variety of styles and price points.  The focus is on dresses and jumpsuits.  We cover items…Read more »

Sterling Silver Jewelry from Black Owned Brands

Juan Manuel Merino In our view, sterling silver jewelry is always fashionable.  It is also long-lasting and less expensive than gold.  In shopping for sterling silver, it is important to recognize authentic labels.  Sterling silver is 92.5% silver and often denoted as 925.  Jewelry labeled as “sterling” is another indicator.  Silver plated jewelry on the…Read more »