Philippine craftsmanship stands out at Hong Kong fairPosted: April 30, 2011
Exporters from the Philippines leverage handwork and natural materials to display stunning pieces at the China Sourcing Fair: Fashion Accessories.
Capiz jewelry set
ABS International Corp. combines various shell types and wood in this fashion jewelry set.
The model ED0061725 necklace and ED12560283 ring feature accents made of capiz shell and white wood with black paint. The former uses wax cord. The ring has a wooden band and comes in sizes 7 to 9.
The LT0340579 model is a bangle that is also made of white wood, but with a resin finish. Abalone shell and mother of pearl inlays trim the exterior. The inside diameter ranges from 65 to 70mm, while the bangle height is between 1/2 and 2in.
ABS International Corp.
Booth # 7Q77
A mix of coconut and brown cockle shells adorn the Diane model ladies’ handbag from Fiona Grace Native Export. The coconut shells are cut into chips by hand and colored using environment-friendly natural pigment.
The bag measures 11x20in and has a pongee lining. Its handle is made of white wood that has been dyed brown. Buyers specifications regarding colors and shell types are accepted.
Fiona Grace Native Export
Booth # 7M40
Black-and-pearl fashion jewerly collection
Necklaces, bracelets and earrings form the black-and-pearl collection from Anjo Accessories, Inc.
White wood is cut into beads of varying size and then dyed in black or treated with a pearl finish. The beads are combined with floral accents made of wood or shells with fabrics to form the different jewelry pieces. Findings are made of aluminum.
Anjo Accessories, Inc.
Booth # 7L33
Taking its cue from the movie Black Swan, Symphony Creations, Inc. used feathers from native chickens to embellish this necklace. The beads are made of white wood sprayed in gradient shades of black.
The model also uses wax and metallic cords, and glass beads.
Symphony Creations, Inc.
Booth # 7K33
Necklace collection for winter
Designed primarily for the European market, a selection of necklaces from Blue Planet Inc. features winter colors. Each piece is handcrafted using materials sourced from the Philippines and China. Embellishments include crocheted flowers, wire twisted into geometric patterns and wrapped with yarn, satin and velvet trims, wood, metal beads and glass tubes.
Blue Planet Inc.
Booth # 7K05