The Setting is a frame mounted around the natural shell without using any glue but simply following nature's curves. A true artisan-nest worked by hand. The mastery behind these unique pieces lies on the experience and the skill of the artisan. One must be skilled at holding the shell without shattering it and yet working to support and to surround it with pure finesse. The secret is to make a work of art through complete dexterity so as to achieve a fine and perfect luxurious Jewel by making it look so simple yet fragile. The outcome is captivating and mesmerizing.
Kati Afrika (size M) come in Silver and are also available in pink and yellow gold plating as well as black rodhium.
How can we define the concept of unity through diversity? Each shell is precious and so perfect and yet so unique!
The mastery in working around it, as if engraving each one is in fact the shell that rules each curve and the craftsman must follow.
Malaika is the essence of this unity through diversity because it is a bond across multiple continents.
Made in Italy, but ultimately a true citizen of the world.
MALAIKA means Angel and it is of African-Swahili origins. It is mostly given to women but is popular in both genders. It is pronounced : Maa-Laa-IY-Kaa- †