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 »

Fun at the Beach with Black Owned Brands

 Jackie Parker As you head off to the beach consider supporting some of the 100+ beach accessories linked here from black owned brands.  There are many TYPES of accessories to make your beach time both fashionable and comfortable.  In this post we review (i) beach/basket bags, (ii) beach towels/blankets, (iii) coverups, (iv) slides, and (v)…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 »

Trending Jewelry, Moderate Prices, and Great Valentine’s Day Gifts from Black Owned Brands

You will find hundreds of fabulous jewelry products in this post at low to moderate prices! See the companies and product links below.   Jewelry trends for men and women in 2019 have been described as “maximal.”  That is, big, stacked, and embellished.  These include large and layered chains, coin and charm jewelry,  large hoop, feather,…Read more »