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Ecstatic only begins to sum up how we feel about the overwhelming success of Barbadian born, super star Rihanna in recent months. Though not copping any grammy awards at the most recent staging, Rihanna strutted beautifully on the runway. Only weeks later, she was announced as the 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year. The award was presented to Rihanna for her tireless contribution to causes including education and oncology through her work with the Clara Lionel Foundation. In the presence of faculty and students, some of whom were zealous fans, Rihanna humbly accepted the honor.

This distinguished...

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Ashlar and Odboih Collaboration

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At the recently concluded Pompasette Brunch, the graphic design house Odboih showcased their graphic dresses and t-shirts. Ashlar complemented these simple and clean designs with their Kwaai African Print Clutches, their Bright Lights Line neon Starburst earrings and their Bohemian Line bracelets.


Our Kwaii Large clutch bag is featured above with our neon green Starburst Earrings.

Above, we have our purple Kwaii bag accentuating this purple clean printed t shirt from Odboih.

Black and pink are a classic combination as paired here with another one of our Kwaai bags and extra large...

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BMEX 2015-Last Day

Monday was the last day of BMEX 2015. We were so sorry that it was over but our feet were so happy to finally get some well deserved rest. Day 4 attracted the largest crowd for the exhibition. The Ashlar team was on hand to answer the many questions posed by the visitors to the booth and was extremely happy to send our clients home with new additions to their jewellery and accessory collections.

The Monday night fashion show showcased the best of BMEX 2015 and was a fitting curtain call for the annual manufacturing exhibition.

BMEX 2015...

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BMEX- Day 3

Day 3 was another wonderful and exciting day fro Ashlar Designs. Customers benefited from surprise giveaways, BMEX bundled discounts and crazy specials on all of our pieces. We couldn't think of a better way to reward our customers.

The bright and vibrant colours and prints attracted several onlookers, curious creative types, and fellow jewellery makers.

Sunday night's  fashion shows featured designs from the the Barbados Community College (BCC) Fashion Design Degree portfolio. Jewellery from Ashlar Designs was featured in the runway show segment, displaying the effortless ease at which our pieces could...

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Barbados Today Article

BMEX overflowing with innovative entrepreneurs

Added by Marlon Madden on May 24, 2015.
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Local News (Barbados Today)

Lady Loretta Belgrave (second left) greeting one of the exhibitors at BMEX during her tour yesterday.

Innovation was the buzzword at this year’s Barbados Manufacturers’ Expo (BMEX).

In fact, organizers and exhibitors of the three-day event, which is being held under the theme ‘Fortifying Linkages and Saluting Manufacturing Excellence,’ say they are impressed with the level of innovation they have seen among entrepreneurs.

Admitting that the current economic climate was still a cause for concern, some exhibitors told Barbados TODAY they had to...

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