Photo by Lexi Negin

Photo by Lexi Negin

What does your authentic self look like? How are you celebrating her? 

My name is Omonivie Okhade (pronounced AH-MOE-NEE-VEE-AY AH-KAH-DAY) and I make jewelry for women who are discovering the beauty of their authentic selves. My authentic self is always learning. She creates and is inspired often, and shows courage by sharing her creativity with others, even if it’s simply by wearing something distinctive that defines her point of view. When life gets busy and complicated her adornments act as physical reminders to stay grounded and aware.

I design and create pieces using traditional metalworking techniques, skills in repurposing and redesign along with a unique aesthetic that expresses individuality, confidence and independence from convention. Inspired by modern art, nature, and movement, Tula in Bloom’s minimally structured jewelry invites conversation and connection through self expression.

Tula in Bloom’s tagline, find what makes you bloom, is a call to self discovery, acceptance and love. I hope my designs serve as encouragement to find and engage with what brings you joy. 

Tula in Bloom jewelry is joyfully handmade in Sacramento, CA.

 

For a better idea of how I value authenticity in my life and work, check out the video clip below. 

Creativity + Perfection talk presented 4.19.2017 for Creativity + artist talk series. Also featuring Brantley Payne of Un/common Agency. Produced and edited by KJ2 Productions