Manakee Flats are distinguished by their bold, innovative design. They are handcrafted from brass with a Copper overlay to create an alluring ethnic charm and a rustic look. To finish them off, the earrings also go through a lengthy process of oxidation to achieve their aged appearance.
Drawing inspiration from my travels around Zimbabwe earlier this year, MOTHER is our first collection of Manaka Flats.
Zimbabwe has a traditional cloth called Retso. Throughout history, Retso fabric was known as the cloth of the ancestors & was pivotal in evoking the ancestral spirits for guidance.
Throughout Zimbabwe, you will notice designs that draw inspiration from pyramids, triangles, zigzag patterns. To me this design symbolizes the design of the red serpent.
Their story is kept within them, of all the techniques which were necessary to build up the form’s quality, in particular their own, identifiable and unquestionable form as the original Manakees by Manaka
*Currently Manakee Flats are only available for Stretched Ears
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