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"New" Adjustable Loc Jewelry that Fits

Posted by Adana Collins on

I have been making loc jewelry for several years.  At first it was my own baby locs and soon after I offered them for sale on Etsy.  I loved creating special pieces of jewelry to adorn locs and always enjoyed making my customers happy but struggled with sizing.  The beauty and size of locs are in the eye of the beholder.  Some are large and chunky, while others are thin and delicate and I understood that one size definitely did not fit all.  So I started my journey to figure out sizes, just like when you buy clothing from a...

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Support Small Businesses

Posted by Adana Collins on

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our community.  

Lovable Treasures Kiva Small Business = Small Loan

We are working with Kiva.org to raise funding for the business.  Kiva helps small businesses like us to receive loans via a crowdfunding campaign.  The loan will be used to expand the company by hiring additional employees, provide training, and purchase additional supplies.  We are asking for a small loan of $25, $50, $100 or more to pool together with the other lenders to reach our campaign goal.  Of course your loan will be repaid and it will be matched, so a little bit goes a long way.  So far we have raised 50% of our goal and are seeking your help. I have designed a few incentives to help make your immediate cost worthwhile and eventually these incentives will be free because your loan will be returned.

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Celebrate, then Defend your Locs / Dreadlocks

Posted by Adana Collins on

Finally this issue is being addressed publicly.  Guiliana’s public comment is a reflection of how many feel when they see people with locs.  How do you look at a young woman in an elegant dress,

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UNIA Black History Buy Black Festival and Shoes to Africa Program

Posted by Adana Collins on

I will be painting faces at the UNIA Division 432 for the:
 
Black History Festival:  
 

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Interview with Abiola Abrams of MommyNoire

Posted by Adana Collins on

I was interviewed by Mommy Noire's own Abiola Abrams about being a loc wearing, natural hair, mommypreneur. I opened up about myself, my motivations, my children and give advice on how to I juggle motherhood with being a business owner.  Read the article.

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