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Blackstar Jewelry

Quality, Hand-Crafted, Sterling Silver Jewelry from Nepal.

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By Barbara Lopez , Wed 13 Apr 2016
 
With exquisite coloring the day comes to us. After the first flush of dawn, the east reddens and all is aglow. We are enveloped in an ever-changing blend of colors -- sky blue; black of night; green plants; cloud white, the sun's yellow rays, grey of our concrete jungles. Color has human characteristics which relate to who we are and how we respond to the world.
By Barbara Lopez , Fri 12 Feb 2016
 
An Anthropological perspective - Talismans of Protection
By Barbara Lopez , Tue 08 Dec 2015
 
Since Antiquity, gemstones have been coveted as ornaments, had roots in superstition and worn as Talismanic protection against danger. Irrespective of race, religion or culture jewelry as Talismans have existed as an integral form of expression. Tribals of primitive societies decorated their bodies with shell, colorful pebbles, metallic nuggets, animal teeth and the like.
By Barbara Lopez , Thu 19 Jun 2014
 

The old Astrologers believed that precious and semi precious stones were bearers of
the influences of the Seven Astrological Stars or Planets. Thus they associated with
the -

By Barbara Lopez , Wed 26 Mar 2014
 

Black Star believes in collective prosperity. Our passion for sustainable design comes from groundbreaking collaborations. We reawaken a new respect for clothing by remixing and transforming unwanted obsolete items into new designs. Kantha stitching ( rags in Sanskrit ) has its roots in the culture of Women. It is a traditional artform of West Bengal, India.