A Brief History of Cowrie Shells: A Journey Through African History and Zigleys’ Newest Collection

Introduction Cowrie shells are more than just beautiful objects; they are symbols deeply rooted in African history and culture. With its smooth, glossy texture and unique shape, the cowrie shell has captivated the human imagination for millennia. Originating from the Indian Ocean, these shells made their way to Africa through trade routes, becoming an integral … A Brief History of Cowrie Shells: A Journey Through African History and Zigleys’ Newest Collection

Zigleys and Legacy: Exploring the Rich History of Gold Hair Jewelry in Africa

Africa’s cultural heritage and vibrant traditions have captivated the world for centuries. Among the various forms of hair adornments, gold hair jewelry holds a special place. In this blog post, we explore the fascinating history of gold hair jewelry in Africa, tracing its origins, cultural significance, and timeless appeal. Ancient Origins: Gold as a Symbol … Zigleys and Legacy: Exploring the Rich History of Gold Hair Jewelry in Africa

“How Many People Gone Be There?”: Showing Up for Earth Day, Investing in Sustainability

If you’re like most Black/melanated folks, celebrating Earth Day growing up was right up there with camping: it just wasn’t something we did. As a popular camping meme says, “We have a house. We sleep inside of that.” But just like more and more People of Color are heading outsiiiiiiide (in nature and tents, not … “How Many People Gone Be There?”: Showing Up for Earth Day, Investing in Sustainability

How to Secure Your Zigleys Cuff

“But wait, how does it stay in?” “I would be too scared to lose it!” Yeah, we’ve heard it all before, and we’ve got you covered. Follow these three easy steps, and your Zigleys won’t get caught slipping.