My First Sample Sale

I am super excited for my first sample sale! I have a bunch of designs that I am trying to clear out in order to make room for new ones. All pieces are brand new. I have enough material to make one or two of each so get them while you can. They are priced at 50% off the regular price, perfect to help you build up your jewelry collection or start your holiday shopping early. As always, each piece comes with an airtight bag and in a box ready to be gifted. Look for the Sample Sale banner on my home page or simply type sample sale in the search box to see the selection. Happy Shopping!

New Creations - Natural Amethyst Edition

One thing I love about being a small jewelry designer, is the time that I get to personally pick out some of the gemstones for my pieces. Recently, throughout my adventures, I came across this amazing, asymmetrical and unique natural amethyst gemstone. With different shades of purple and a bit of brown to add the ultimate twist, this piece is guaranteed to make you stand out. The downfall? There's only one available! 

New Creation Wednesday - Chunky Black Chain Edition

One of this Fall/Winter's top jewelry trends is chain and especially chunky chain necklaces. As simple as this new necklace looks, it is a vital addition to any girl's jewelry collection. This bold black and gold chain necklace is so versatile. You can dress it up or down and wear it from day to night. My favorite lightweight gold chains wrap around the thick black chain for an easy look that will be sure to radiate endless compliments.

New Creation - Pendant Obsession

At the House of Zada, I believe that pendant necklaces are timeless pieces and are always in style.  This season though, they are really in style.  Everyone loved my African jade pendant so much that it sold out. The good news is that I added 2 new colors for all the pendant necklace lovers. One is a lapis blue gemstone pendant with a deep blue/purplish tint. The second is of course turquoise with brownish veins for the perfect embellishment. No matter which one you choose, be sure that it will bring lots of compliments and plenty of feel good vibes. Do you love pendant pieces as much as I do?

Dye lapis blue howlite pendant

Dyed turquoise blue howlite pendant

New Creation - A Lapis Lazuli Affair

As most of you know, my biggest inspiration for my jewelry pieces come from my Egyptian heritage. Whether it is the color or style of the piece, my cultural background plays a huge role. This new Lapis Lazuli gemstone pendant necklace is no different. The combination of blue and gold is a mainstay and timeless combination for any jewelry lover's wardrobe. This handmade creation is perfect to pair with your favorite outfit regardless of the season or year for that matter. This is one of my favorites because it really embraces the style of, what we can call my ancestors, ancient Egyptians.  Do you see yourself wearing such a bold piece?

Fall/Winter 2014/15 Jewelry Trends

We all agree Fall arrived a bit too soon and Winter right around the corner, get ready to wear all your favorite accessories to spice up that outfit under our big and puffy coats. This year's trends will help you stand out from the crowd to say the least. All things chunky and bold are a must for this season. Whether it is a necklace, a SINGLE earring (that's right, one sided), so many bangles that you barely see your arms or your favorite colored sunglasses, don't be scared to let your accessories do all the talking. How do you feel about these trends? Do you see yourself taking a risk and trying any of these show stopping looks?

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TATLER Magazine Feature - October 2014

Just as I couldn't contain myself from all the excitement of being able to be featured in BRITISH Vogue September 2014, I received an opportunity to be featured in Tatler October 2014 issue. Tatler is the one of the oldest and longstanding fashion magazines in the UK where it focuses on fashion and lifestyle. I know I love to read Tatler around my travels since it is not readily available in the US and for me to be in one of its issues, is truly mind bobbling. Thanks Tatler!

New Creation - Sterling Silver Style

So I decided to add a few sterling silver styles due to the high demand for more silver creations. I love turquoise if you do not know by now and this piece is already one of my all time favorites. This sterling silver turquoise drop earring is light on the ear, but heavy in statement making. It is ideal to wear at work and into a night out. Pair it with practically anything to get an instant pop of color and transform your most basic outfit from boring to fabulous.

British VOGUE Feature

About 2 weeks ago, I received an email from someone who claimed to be from British VOGUE. They mentioned how they saw some of my pieces and thought it would be a perfect fit for their upcoming issue. Of course, I thought it was a scam. So I decided to respond and say I appreciate your interest and kind words, but I must protect my investment and need to know that this is a real pitch (afterall, we all know how many scamers exist out there). After she reassured me that this was the real deal, I decided to go forward and team up with VOGUE. I mean who wouldn't! It is THE fashion bible folks. Not only that but this is the biggest issue of the year and I could be in it? I will take the chance. 

Overwhelmed with feelings of anxiety,joy and uncertainty, I awaited two long weeks to see my dream officially become a reality. I couldn't be happier and more proud to share the news with everyone.  

Find my House of Zada feature in the special jewelry part of the September 2014 issue of British VOGUE. Please don't be shy and help me spread the joy by sharing, commenting and whatever else you heart desires. Don't forget to pick up your copy too! It is an issue you can't miss.