Suhaa Schmitz’s jewellery and accessories freely cross boundaries.
While it remains difficult to source Rwandan materials, all leather in the Suhaa Schmitz range is locally made in Rwanda, and recent collections feature “designed and handcrafted in Rwanda” pieces using Sisal dyed and woven by local women. At the same time, Schmitz incorporates Swarovski Elements in items like earrings and bracelets and is proud to be the only designer in Kigali and East Africa to have been branded by Swarovski.
10 Questions: Getting to know Suhaa Schmitz
Suhaa Schmitz, born and rooted in Africa with an international upbringing, is the creator of beautiful and unique African Jewellery for Men and Women. Beginning her journey in 2007 in the arts and crafts, designing jewellery as a hobby, she now has her own established brand.
For this week’s Blog post, we asked Suhaa to answer some questions and allow us to get a glimpse of who she is, what motivates her in life, and what inspires her designs.