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A Newly Discovered Treasure – Adubea Jensen’s ‘LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL’

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I always admired the handbags I saw in my mom’s old ‘youngy’ pictures. Some of them were made from wood, flexible bamboo, beads and plastic. I remember getting to see a real life handbag of the same type in my aunt’s place; it was rectangular with flaps and a wooden handle, in red and black colors, and I believe made from a sort of flexible plastic, that looked like straw. I guess it was the ‘it’ bag in those days. Over the years and even now, I am discovering my love for antiques and vintage. They hold a memory and life of times past, that is beautiful and draws you.

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This is why I am fascinated with Adubea Jensen’s works. She manages to capture two time periods in a beautiful, timeless and endearing way, with none of the times loosing its place in the other. This post is dedicated to the Ghanaian designer’s latest work, the ‘LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL’ collection.

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Life Is Beautiful collection is a collection of beaded handbags in beautiful color mixes and monochromes. The bags are all 100% handmade and are limited editions. The collection consists of totes, purses, clutches, and more, and also has magnetic closures, inner removable fabric bag, wooden handles, internal phone pockets and trimmings.

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Adubea Jensen’s Life Is Beautiful collection is a perfect nod to elegance.

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