Everyday I practise gratitude. The first and last thing I...
MaroonDawta® is my own little hub; a place where I can share my art, my passion and my story.
In 2009, I started making and wearing my own jewellery. Not only was it therapeutic for me, as it forced me to be mindful at that very moment, it also allowed me to express myself in ways that I could never before. I loved it! I started getting compliments and requests for custom pieces. After selling a few pieces and giving away a lot more, I decided to put MaroonDawta on hold for a while.
In 2012, I decided to pick up the old paint brush once more and relaunched MaroonDawta® on my 27th birthday – oh the stress! :'( I wouldn’t change a thing though! In 2015 I decided to throw some home decor pieces into the mix.
My goal is simple, to provide you with unexampled pieces of handcrafted jewellery with the emphasis on not only brilliant workmanship but high-quality service as well.See what we have offer HERE.
What’s behind the name?
The name ‘MaroonDawta’ was chosen to pay homage to my heritage as a Jamaican Maroon and ‘Dawta’ is ‘daughter’ spelt with a Jamaican twist to sneakily throw a little Patois in the works!
So, who/what are these Maroons then?
The first sets of Jamaican Maroons were the runaway slaves who continued their African traditions on the hills of Jamaica. Led by Queen Nanny, the Maroons were fierce warriors and defenders of their freedom. Their resilience and ingenuity were (and are still) well-respected and celebrated in Jamaica and throughout the world. [Read more on the Maroons here]
You can find out more about me HERE.
Just a quick ‘heads up’… To get your...
It’s coming up four years since I started MaroonDawta...