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Embrace Unity with Umoja Collection: Cherishing Connections and Creativity

In a world filled with beautiful diversity and individuality, the concept of unity holds a special significance. "Umoja," meaning unity in Swahili, serves as the guiding principle behind Whealan’s inspiration for our Umoja Collection. The design is three interlocking circles emulating interconnectedness. Our elegantly handcrafted Umoja design speaks to the sacred connections and bonds that weave through humanity..

Model in ib jewelry and 14k Umoja ring


At the core of the Umoja Collection is Whealan's deep appreciation for the connections that shape our existence - the bonds we share with family, friends, nature, music, and the vibrant spirit of the Caribbean sun and sea. Whealan’s musical talent has always been a big inspiration for his art and creations. In the 90’s Whealan was in a Reggae band called Umojah. This was his first band experience which he came into untrained. This allowed him to express his creativity, flow freely and cultivate his art in an organic way. He infuses this same creative free flow into his jewelry creations today. In Whealan's words, "...organic influence, curiosity, and continued exploration inspires life." Whealan's experiences as a member of the Umojah band in the 90s highlights his understanding of the power of collaboration and harmony in creating something beautiful and meaningful.

Whealan's musical background continues to influence his work as a designer, infusing his creations with a unique blend of creativity, rhythm, and soul. Each of us draws strength and inspiration from different sources - whether it's the beauty of nature, the warmth of family and friends, the power of music, or the serenity of the sea. It’s essential to reflect on the sources of inspiration and grounding that keep us connected to our true selves and to others.

Silver & 14k Umoja bracelet

The Umoja Collection invites you to embrace and celebrate the magical connections in your life, serving as a tangible reminder of the sacred bonds that sustain and enrich us. By wearing Umoja jewelry, you not only adorn yourself with beautiful designs,  you embody your commitment harmony, and the beauty of interbeing.

As you navigate the ebbs and flows of life, take a moment to reflect on what inspires you and grounds you in your connections with others. Whether it's a piece of jewelry, a piece of music, or a moment in nature, cherish these moments of unity and let them guide you on your journey. Wear Umoja, and wear it proudly, as a symbol of your sacred connections and a testament to the power of unity in all its forms.

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