The collection draws its inspiration from our fascination with the Painted Mud Houses of Tiébélé, Burkina Faso.
In the village of Tiébéle, the natives are known for their amazing traditional cob homes which are built by the men and elaborately decorated by the women on the exterior with geometric patterns. The building process is part group art project, part spiritual practice, and part architectural detailing job.
After construction, the woman decorates the exterior of the wall using colored mud and white chalk. The motifs and symbols are either taken from everyday life, or religion and belief.
We wanted to merge Africa with Asia by combining African art with India's traditional block printing technique. We designed jewellery cases and a makeup pouch to give you beautiful storage solutions to your Ashepa pieces of jewellery. Our artisans meticulously carved, stamped, and finished these pieces, and we hope you adore them.