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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

I.O.N: Our Very Own Goldsmith

Now be honest, how many bonafide goldsmiths do you know in Nigeria? Actually, when i think of goldsmiths or blacksmiths (or anything -smiths) i imagine dirty fat men working with furnaces. Now though, the word association in my head has been shattered by I.O.N. because Ibironke Nihma Oduniyi, the creative brains behind the company, is stylish, creative, and a real artist. She is establishing herself in almost uncharted territory. Everything she makes is originally designed and handcrafted.
Ibironke creates these stylish and original jewelry using precious metals (like gold and silver), semi precious beads and Swarovski crystals (ahem...don't know what these are but they sure look nice). Don't be surprised if a few years down the line, I.O.N will be the most famous original precious metal jewelry  designer in Nigeria. I'm rooting for it.

You can contact I.O.N via email: itsallaboutfarah@gmail.com; and via mobile:  +2348085836502 and +2348185011897. Follow her on Twitter too.

11 comments:

  1. i really love that she takes time to smelt and make these original designs. Good job you're definitely hunting with your good eye.
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  2. "Actually, when i think of goldsmiths or blacksmiths (or anything -smiths) i imagine dirty fat men working with furnaces" - you got that right. but these look really stylish...

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  3. Lol!! Thanks girls! And Ginger, thanks so much for following me here xoxo Saw your comment in the other space and so extra hugs and kisses xoxoxo lol

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  4. OMG!!! Love these pieces!!! Really, really nice!!

    Prissy
    www.rushourfashion.com

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  5. lovely pieces. good luck to d designer.

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  6. WOW..
    love it.. good find.
    now following you. :)

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  7. Wow! That is what I can say for now! these pieces are really creative and unique...

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  8. Yay!! Glad you like it! ION is really creative

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  9. Very creative indeed. I like your blog. its very different and unique : )

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  10. They are honestly very nice. I would totally buy some..hopefully they are affordable..

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