Post filled under : Introduction to Riri Jewellery philosophy
Wabi-sabi refers to “a way of living that focuses on finding beauty within the imperfections of life, and peacefully accepting the natural cycle of growth and decay.” It resonates with Riri because of the obsession for perfection and glorifying of things that “fit” the impossible standard of having NO flaws (marks, dents, spots, and asymmetry). Read more ..
We absolutely love this video by Superwoman! As if she’s not awesome already, she adds a humbling twist with this amazing tutorial on how to be the best you! It’s incredible. We believe that Riri, meaning true beauty in Gikuyu, comes from being the best version of you. The reason we share this with you is Read more ..
Njuhi Chege’s intelligence and grace, shone through in March 2013 at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. She was a panelist in the 4th Annual Harvard African Development Conference – Visible Change in Africa: One Innovation at a Time. Njuhi Chege, the inspiring Founder and CEO of Riri Jewellery, continues to blaze a trail whilst motivating Read more ..
Whenever I want to feel connected to my past, there are two places I turn to; my parents a.k.a Mum and Dad, or the Kenya National Archives and Documentation Services a.k.a Archives. When I walk through these solid tall wooden doors in the heart of Nairobi, I feel like an epic time traveller going back Read more ..
“If stories come to you, care for them. And learn to give them away where they are needed. Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive.” Barry Lopez, in Crow and Weasel Venue: Safaricom Women in Technology Networking Forum @ the Michael Joseph Centre, 20th March 2014 Panelists (The Cisco Read more ..
The premier collection ‘Leaf Goddess’ by Riri Jewellery, is designed and created by Kenyan artisans sourced from Nairobi, with a cumulative experience in Jewellery making, spanning over three decades. This eye-catching collection is the brainchild of Riri’s Head Designer who explains: “My love affair with all things of nature—especially trees, began at a very Read more ..