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Satta Matturi , Rosenkrantz Africa , Vanleles | A new wave of fine jewelers bringing African luxury to the world - CNN

Sat, 05/16/2020 - 8:28am
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Africa is often seen as the home of precious gemstones and metals, with the world's leading jewelry houses sourcing a steady stream of diamonds, gold and other minerals from the continent.

But Africa isn't merely a source for raw materials: A new wave of homegrown jewelry houses is offering distinctly African luxury to customers near and far. Sierra Leone-born Briton Satta Matturi, creative director of her namesake fine jewelry house, says that African jewelry designers often have to contend with preconceived notions of what African design is, including colonial stereotypes that see it as primitive...[more] View this post on Instagram

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