Nzuri Textiles pillows and throws are not the sort of things you buy casually. They are expensive and exquisitely made, more investment pieces than home accessories.
Eno Jonah founded the sustainable luxury brand in 2014 to bring the craftsmanship of weavers and makers she’s encountered in her travels stateside. Eno designs the textiles in her studio in the Sierra foothills of Nevada City, CA, then works with weavers in West Africa to interpret her designs.
“The designs for our handwoven and hand-painted textiles are derived from those found in vintage African textiles and other African arts. Some of these sources are from my own personal collection while others are found in books on African textiles. These sources serve as starting points,” says Eno, who is Nigerian-American.
As for the end points, they are beautiful. Here’s a sampling:
For more textiles inspiration, see:
- Five | Six Textiles: From Côte d’Ivoire, ‘Mindfully Crafted’ Bedspreads, Throws, and More
- Crazy Beautiful: Adam Pogue’s Hand-Stitched Pillows and Textiles Inspired by Korean Pojagi
- Object of Desire: Hand-Embroidered Mohair Blankets from Jupe by Jackie
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