Katatu Hoops - Boutee
Katatu Hoops - Boutee
Katatu Hoops - Boutee

Halina Mutinta Jewellery

Katatu Hoops

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Katatu Hoop Earrings by Independent Jeweller Halina Mutinta

Discover the Katatu Hoop Earrings, a striking piece by Halina Mutinta, an independent jeweller based in Brighton. Drawing inspiration from ancient African tribal jewellery, these earrings embody the rich cultural heritage through their unique design and craftsmanship.

Key Features:

  • Inspiration. The name 'Katatu,' meaning 'triple' in Xhosa and Chichewa, reflects the design featuring three gold rings that elegantly move with the wearer.
  • Material. Crafted in substantial solid gold, these earrings offer a timeless appeal, with a sterling silver version also available for diverse preferences.
  • Dimensions. Each hoop measures 40mm in height and 23mm in width, making a bold statement while ensuring comfort.
  • Craftsmanship. Handcrafted with meticulous attention to detail, these earrings showcase the skill and creativity of Halina Mutinta as an independent jeweller.
  • Delivery. As each pair of Katatu earrings is made to order, please allow up to 6-8 weeks for production and dispatch.

The Katatu Hoop Earrings stand as a testament to the artistry and tradition of jewellery making, blending historical inspiration with contemporary design. These earrings are a wearable art that carries the essence of African tribal aesthetics into modern fashion.

By choosing the Katatu Hoop Earrings, you are supporting the craftsmanship of an independent jeweller and embracing a piece of jewellery that holds a deeper cultural significance. Perfect for those who value unique, handcrafted designs and the stories they represent, these earrings are sure to become a cherished part of your collection.

Independent jeweller polishing a bespoke engagement ring at her workbench

Halina Mutinta Jewellery

Halina Mutinta Jewellery was founded by Halina Hamalambo in 2017. Mainly self taught, Halina has taken her own route - something that is evident in the unique nature of her designs. Classing her work as a combination of fine jewellery with her love for ancient and Indigenous art, she’s inspired by nature and pattern work - a subtle combination of the ancient with modern influence is ever-present in her colourful creations. Halina works on her own and is based by the sea in Brighton, England.

Independent jeweller Halina Mutinta crafting a bespoke engagement ring at her workbench

Jewellery Designer/Goldsmith

Halina M. Hamalambo

Born in Sweden to a Polish mother and Zambian father, Halina moved to the UK when she was five. Growing up in Essex, UK, she followed creative subjects at school before studying art at college. However, she struggled to find her true creative outlet and instead dropped out, deciding to follow the path of her dentist father by becoming a dental nurse. 
 
Working in the dental field for six years, her career satisfied her desire to work with her hands, but deep down she knew she was destined for a more artistic path. She moved to Brighton and it was there where jewellery really captivated her attention—an art form she’d always been passionate about and was inspired by the heavy, chunky jewellery that her mother had passed down to her when Halina was a child. 
 
Realising she’d found the path she wanted to take, she set out to learn everything she could. She reached out to endless jewellers in Brighton and London and soon found a shop in Brick Lane, London, that was taking apprentices. She worked with the third generation jeweller, Freddie Grove, and learnt invaluable skills including how to work intricately yet efficiently, and how to run a business. Next, she worked with Brighton jeweller Stef Warde at Peculiar Vintage. There, she mastered important skills including how to interact with customers. 

In 2017 Halina started her own jewellery business, this is where Halina Mutinta Jewellery began its journey.

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