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How African Accessories Connect Culture And Identity For An Essex-Based Jeweller

From social media to television and even within the music industry, the African aesthetic is highly sought after within modern-day pop culture. The recent release of Beyoncé’s visual album, Black is King, featured an array of traditional African attire and accessories, sparking conversation concerning the representation and connectivity of cultural identity.

Who are you? Where are you from? What do you represent? These are all questions that are addressed simply by the way we put ourselves together, giving others an insight into our identity without even saying a word. I caught up with Essex-based jeweller, Miss Tee, to bring this closer to home and get her thoughts on the matter.