Our warrior Maroon ancestors would use these seeds to mark safe hiding places for their children during times of war with the British.
Growing along river banks, Job’s tears hold ancient folklore stories of strength and survival.
Stories guarded by Jamaica’s River Mumma, a mermaid who inhabits our freshwater streams.
Our seeds are hand picked by local farmers and the jewelry is carefully assembled by persons with physical disabilities.
I started calling these blessing beads as they’re made with thought and intent and have the power to guide, bless and protect the wearer.
We work with charms and gems that hold mythical stories and secrets. This is Story & Myth, Island inspired, Protection Jewellery.
~Kristie Stephenson ~ Creator Story & Myth