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Vinegar. Lime. Night.

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Vinegar. Lime. Night.

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Boho in Byron

By Jenny Ekberg We have just got back from a super-laid-back holiday in Byron Bay, a bohemian little town a couple of hours drive from Brisbane.

Hooked on Thai silk

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By Jenny Ekberg
My grandmother Sonja Hahn-Ekberg (post coming soon!) was a world-renown textile artist. Her medium was Thai silk thread, and she taught me and my best friend Isabell to make bracelets using her technique. I remember us giggling, posing for the camera with our creations; one of the best afternoons of my fleeting teenage hood.

I have had Thai silk scraps sitting around for ages,…

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Our new gallery page

Our new gallery page

We have had a few people telling us that they found it hard to find photos of our jewellery in our blog. Therefore, we have now made a gallery page where you can see examples of our jewellery made by Jenny Ekberg. We will update the page when we make new collections. You can access the page through the “our collections” tab in the black menu above, or via this blog post.
Hopefully it will now be…

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Kabul in my heart

Kabul in my heart

Kabul in my heart
By Jenny Ekberg
When I say “Kabul”, my four-year-old daughter squeals with excitement. She remembers the exhibition we went to (Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul); the the Grecian-styled statues, the tiles in thousand shades of blue, the buttery high carat gold. I think of a city of war, injustice, poverty and suffering, where patches of brilliant architecture, art and colours shine…

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Cult or not- what’s up in the Australian bush?

Cult or not- what’s up in the Australian bush?

The site of A.J. Miller's compound in the bush near Kingaroy, Queensland. Land has been cleared to resemble a cross.

The site of A.J. Miller’s compound in the bush near Kingaroy, Queensland. Land has been cleared to resemble a cross.

A leader who is convinced that he is Jesus, that his partner is Mary Magdalene, that he died on the cross and performed “some, but not all” of the miracles described in the bible. An isolated, expanding compound in the Queensland bush. Followers who leave their families, separate…

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Saira Hunjan - the girl with the golden needle

Saira Hunjan – the girl with the golden needle

IMAGE1She is known for her intricate, henna-like Indian-inspired goddess designs and for tattooing Kate Moss’s butt. She is also my favourite tattoo artist and if I had the money I would put myself on her two-year waiting list right now.
So who is Saira Hunjan?

She is from London, of Indian heritage and has been in the world of ink since she was 14 and did work experience in a tattoo parlour. With 10…

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Fresh off the bench: amethyst cluster dream catcher necklace

Fresh off the bench: amethyst cluster dream catcher necklace

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By Jenny Ekberg

Just finished this necklace after tweaking, re-shaping and re-patinating for the millionth time; my version of the obligatory dream catcher necklace. I made it in fine silver using the same techniques as for my Kashgar ring, and with LOTS of effort and help from my husband managed to set this irregular cluster of amethyst crystal tips, as dark as the darkest violets in a…

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Soul in limbo: Memetjan Abla

Soul in limbo: Memetjan Abla

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At midnight, between the 7th and 8th of March, Uyghur artist Memetjan Abla (Abdullah) boarded Flight MH370 in Kuala Lumpur. He was on his way back to his wife and daughter in Beijing, after winning an award at the “Chinese Dream: Red and Green Painting” art exhibition and culutural exchange conference, held March 4 to 6 in the Malaysian city. As we now know, he never made it; the plane turned…

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Pin it Kashgar ring
I dream of one day going to Kashgar , hopefully with my family. I made this ring inspired by…View Post

Kashgar ring


I dream of one day going to Kashgar , hopefully with my family. I made this ring inspired by…

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Pin it Lucky horse shoes
There is something about horse shoes. How can something so rustic feel so magical?As a child in…View Post

Lucky horse shoes


There is something about horse shoes. How can something so rustic feel so magical?
As a child in…

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Pin it I love it.

I love it.

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Pin it Wow, wow, wow.


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Tattoo for Sophie. Wow, wow, wow.

sairahunjan:

Tattoo for Sophie.