MAJI Designs is a an original line of creative jewelry and accessories made in Rwanda. Each piece is designed by Sarah Manion and hand-crafted by local artisans and cooperatives using local materials and traditional techniques. MAJI is available for viewing and purchase at Tongo Art Gallery and online at the MAJI Etsy store.
About the Designer
Sarah has a life-long passion for Africa and creativity. Originally from Cape Cod, MA - she has spent the last seven years living and working across Africa. From Peace Corps through disaster relief and social enterprise, Sarah now finds herself at home in Kigali working as the project manager for Kate Spade & Co's on purpose initiative which trains and employs 150+ Rwandan artisans to produce product for the fashion brand. In her spare time, Sarah began MAJI Designs, an innovative apparel and accessories line, which allows her to explore her love of design. She hopes to increasingly find ways to blend her love of art with her commitment to Africa. Sarah is also the co-owner of Tongo Art Gallery.