There are so many talented Black jewelers doing work they love to help you decorate and declare yourself. To tell a small piece of this sprawling story, we pulled on a single thread offered by Omonivie Okhade. It’s a glimpse into her work, the work of her idol, and that of a bold designer who does some of her casting.
Through the non-profit Black Girls Sew, fashion designer Hekima Hapa is teaching young people in her neighborhood in New York City sewing and entrepreneurship skills.
If you’ve considered digging deep to chase a dream, take note of these inspiring Black ceramicists. All six of them have day jobs. All six chose to create anyway, following remarkably similar journeys to claim their time and make their art.
Artist Kimberly Bennefield was commissioned by New Seasons Market in Portland to make a Black Lives Matter flag that would hang outside the store. Here’s how she got that gig.
In this podcast episode, Gaye Glasspie talks about her journey to becoming a knitting celebrity. Gaye (also known as GG) explains how she discovered knitting at a particularly challenging time in her life and how it transformed her world.
We’re celebrating six talented Black women dyers, designers and yarn shop owners working hard to realize their dreams and build a much more beautiful world in the process.