‘Unity is strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.‘ – Mattie Stepanek
The collaboration between Jewellery Designer Madri Hopkins from Iloni (Joy in Finnish) and Wanderland has produced a unique jewellery piece not yet seen in Africa.
The Manyano neckpiece (Xhosa for ‘unite’) forms part of Iloni’s contemporary jewellery collection focusing on the African bead. Beaded jewellery (popular in the Ndebele peoples of present-day South Africa and Zimbabwe)- is seen in whole new, modern, and minimalist way – made from brass, rubber, and silicone.
The luxurious Wanderland twilly forms a beautiful richness to the design. Each silk twilly has a different designs and prints by South African artists. Make it your own by choosing the twilly that best suits your style.
Each neckpiece is made up of 1 x twilly, 3 x beads and 2x sliders (making your piece adjustable)
The neckpiece is designed with comfort, adaptability, and wearability in mind. - Chose your twilly, replace it with another design whenever you want - Choose your colour Bead and play with arranging the modern beads in your own way. - Adjustable in length, use sliders to make your neckpiece longer and shorter.
The Manyami neckpiece; a collaborative art piece from Africa.
TWILLY SIZE AND COMPOSITION 110 x 5cm
100% Silk Twill, 14mm
TWILLY CARE & INFORMATION Safe for dry cleaning. Gentle home washing below 40degrees celsius. If stained, we recommend spot cleaning using a gentle mixture of water, bicarbonate of soda and white vinegar.
CLEANING THE BEADS & SLIDERS Note: Due to the use of the sealant, brass elements should not be polished using chemicals such as Brasso. Jewellery can be cleaned using a soft polishing cloth on metals and a damp cloth/gentle soap with water for silicon and rubber