You’ve probably seen them in museums, in antique shops, or in your lola’s baul—they’re tamborins, or traditional long Filipino necklaces that are usually part of a woman’s Filipiniana costume. Patterned after the rosary, tamborins are made out of gold or silver beads, and come with a small, religious reliquary as its pendant.
By Joy Rojas
What do you do after bagging a national search for the next big name in Philippine fashion?
By Carmencita S. Sioson
This year’s LOOK of Style Awards challenges fashion designers to give the maria clara a contemporary twist. The accessories finalists are tasked to create pieces that showcase Filipino talent through local techniques and indigenous materials.
By Alex Y. Vergara
Unlike most global jewelry brands, Bali-based American jewelry brand John Hardy sets itself apart from the competition by employing ancient Balinese techniques such as hammering, carving and even weaving strips of silver and gold, and combining them with more modern Western techniques and aesthetics.
An exhibit of bags will be held, perhaps for the first time in the country, on October 28, Tuesday, at the new Central Square Mall at Bonifacio Global City.