I’m assuming that at this point, you’ve realized that I have a real affinity for JEWELS. Pearls, emeralds, silver and gold – jewellery is an accessory that I just cannot live without! My collection is out of control – to the point that I’m currently looking into new condo options with more closet space – and I’ve been informed by my boyfriend that I “must stop buying jewellery”. I’m a really bad listener (sorry, babe!) but I have made a conscious effort to limit the addition of gems being added to my collection. Unfortunately, all is out the window when perusing PSALMS 91:1 Accessories.
Psalms 91:1 Accessories is a sophisticated collection of handcrafted jewellery that was launched in 2005 by Sally Han. Sally’s incredible eye for trends, combined with her thorough craftsmanship utilizing such natural elements as: wood, leather, semi-precious stones, crystals and quality metals has truly made Psalms 91:1 Accessories one of my favourite Canadian jewellery brands.
In addition to Sally’s STUNNING designs and unique statement pieces, I was initially drawn to the brand after hearing about the inspiration behind the designs: Sally’s mission trips and interpersonal relations. Yes, Psalms 91:1 boasts a very impressive cliental (celebrity fans include: Nina Dobrev, Michelle Williams and Daryl Hannah) but what continues to impress me most about the innovative Toronto-based Designer is her continuous effort to make charity donations and fundraise for emergency relief aid with proceeds generated from seasonal events. Which brings me to: PSALMSxZIMELE.
ZIMELE, literally meaning to stand on your own two-feet, is a South African organization that believes in empowering and healing people living in poverty through programs and education on self-sustainability. In collaboration with Psalms 91:1 Accessories, “The Zimele Collection” will showcase an incredible display of design, collaboration and craftsmanship between Canadian and South African Women.
All sales from the jewellery will go directly to the South African women that put their hearts and souls into the development of these stunning pieces, while proceeds from the event will be donated to ZIMELE to drive awareness to their cause. I’m looking forward to viewing the entire collection and invite you to join me!
On Saturday, March 9th, Psalms 91:1 will be launching the PSALMSxZIMELE collection at the Gladstone Hotel located downtown Toronto. Guests will have the opportunity to view an exhibition showcasing the collaboration, enjoy live entertainment, sweets and cocktails + have the opportunity to listen to guests speakers and purchase pieces to support the women of South Africa. Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 at the door. Online ticket sales shutdown on March 4th, so I advise you to grab your tickets now. For more information, see below or better yet – visit www.psalmsxzimele.com. See you there?! xoPsalms 91:1, PSALMSxZIMELE, Sally Han, Zimele