It was with both excitement and trepidation I began unpacking the shipment from Bali this week. Will everything have arrived in one piece? Will everything have arrived at all?!

So, 11 boxes and only a few paper cuts later, I am very happy to report that all necklaces, statues, frames and textiles are present and correct, and really rather fantastic (even if I say so myself). Only a couple of weeks now until we launch our first collection, and a lot to do in the meantime, but if you want a sneak peek of the treasure and what is in store (excuse the pun)….look no further….

These hand carved tribal statues were in the first few boxes. Am in the process of thinking up some fun names for these characters – ideas warmly welcomed!

Next up were the carved wooden frames…

The amazing shell necklaces then started to spill out – they seemed so delicate, I was treading on eggshells handling them but soon realised they are expertly strung, and more robust than they first appeared.

The necklace below was the only slight casualty, one of the circular shells was broken. Am secretly a bit pleased about this as it might mean I get to keep it!

Don’t miss the next episode later this week….textiles revealed!