8 things to know about Theresia Kyalo

Theresia Kyalo features under Beyonce’s “Black Parade” black-owned business directory

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Theresia Kyalo is a Kenyan jewellery designer and artist based in Nairobi. She was recently in the news because her work featured on Beyonce’s website under the Black-owned businesses directory.

Amidst the rise in protests for #Blacklivesmatter, Beyonce released a song called “Black Parade” and under its backdrop, the legendary musician sought to support black-owned businesses. Kyalo’s jewellery was one of the businesses that featured on Beyonce’s website.

Here are a few other things you should know about Theresia Kyalo.

  1. It’s not uncommon for people to study one thing and then find their passion in something entirely different; She studied law and holds a degree but works entirely in Jewellery.

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2. She is a versatile artist who works with textile, paper, film, brass and metal.

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3. Her Jewellery pieces are often presented with visual stories

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4. And each piece often has a rich story behind it.

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5. Theresia’s jewellery pieces explore and are often moulded with Kenyan and African cultures in mind.

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6. Kyalo has exhibited her work alongside brands such as Adele Dejak and Made with Love.

7. She collaborates with other artists in her work.

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8. Theresia is also a line artist. Line art is the practice of drawing art that consists of distinct straight and curved lines.

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