Michele Farley on May 26, 2016
Great looking scarf that adds dash to my wardrobe. Happy the purchase supports artisans in Ethiopia.
RetroBirdDesigns on Apr 29, 2016
Lovely scarf. Very happy with the quality of this scarf and the service was friendly and fast too!
Taylor Ward on Apr 15, 2016
love the handmade texture and color. well wrapped and quickly shipped. thanks!
Long live Handmade!
Ethiopian based sustainable accessories brand Bellabisinia Design crafts a unique one of a kind handmade Jewelry and unisex Hand-woven scarves, shawls & blankets with an eccentric, intriguing and aesthetic design. Often, with an emphasis on Ethiopian traditional way of craftsmanship, interesting colors and texture are combined to create the finish Product. For the Jewelry collection, recycled silver; vintage and unique Ethiopian found Amulets & Ethiopian Gems are added to give each piece a great value from forgotten materials.
My Name is Debbie Mekonnen, an Ethiopian born, San Francisco raised Designer/Creator and a constant traveler with a boundless curiosity; eclectic taste and cultivated independence. I have been the force behind the Brand Bellabisinia Design since 1998. With an educational background in Fashion Design Merchandising & a Master’s in Development/Youth Social Psychology and Expressive Art therapy, I am in constant Evolution with myself as well as my craft.
I produce contemporary, artisan jewelry and handmade accessories based around the Ethiopian tradition of textile heritage as well as the old technique of Ethiopian Jewelry making. My production is done so the work is collaboratively fair trade. I work directly with the native Ethiopian women artisanal cotton spinners so they can earn a fair price for their work. My biggest reward comes from (Bonse ) my weaving Instructor , mentor and teacher and excellent weaver who has brought me to this level of confidence and creativity- With BONSE, a 3rd generation weaver with 25 years of experience, together, we constantly weave our ideas, love for Craft and skills to create a good quality, high-end finished product(S).
Sustainable, my artistic values, commitment to the environment and my social responsibility form the foundation of the brand. Exploring new methods in order to create inventive, functional and transformable design, the work is ecologically conscious and made entirely in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
What makes Bellabisinia Design unique is the fact that we collaborate with anyone who has a idea for a product by producing one of kind Custom order. If you are like minded and wish for us to create a one of kind design, please do send me an email at bellabisinia [!at] yahoo.com or Debbie_mekonnen [!at] yahoo.com
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My Name is Debbie Mekonnen, an Ethiopian Born, San Francisco Raised traveler with a boundless curiously, eclectic taste and cultivated independence, I have been the force behind the Brand Bellabisinia Design since 1998.
Owner, Maker, Designer
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Australia & Canada 16-18 working Days
U.S.A 12-18working Days
Everywhere else- 14-18 working days Depending where you are located.
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Please ensure the item is sent back in the condition it was received, unused and complete with tags.
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Note- Please send me your request at bellabisinia [!at] yahoo.com