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Beading for the Youth

Beading for the Youth

Riss Jewels Beading for the Youth Enrichment Program

Beading for the Youth

Jewelry and business is Riss Jewels goal. Our business interest is serving the community and providing business skills to the youth. Riss Jewels summer enrichment program will help the youth, ages 11 and up to develop a business mindset and brand establishment.

With the help from As I Plant this Seed C.E.O Ryan Harris, Riss Jewels first Beading for the Youth summer enrichment program begun. In Philadelphia 2022, we provided multiple children from different backgrounds with business and jewelry craft lessons. It is necessary for Riss Jewels to help as many young people possible. Starting the first summer program at Tree House with Ryan has motivated Riss to do more monumental things for communities and business.

If you are willing to be of any assistance, please reach out to us. We are looking forward to hearing from you and bring our knowledge to all who are inspired.

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The History of African American Jewelry in the United States

History of Hoops

Highlighting the history of African American jewelry and how it ties in with the historical experiences with African Americans in the United States.

Since slavery to the present, African Americans use of jewelry is a means of expression, resistance, cultural preservation, and celebration. Here is my overview of the history of African American jewelry and the popularity of hoop earrings.

Hoop earrings are deep-rooted in communities of colour and streetwear culture. Unfortunately, not everyone who wears the style acknowledge its significant cultural past and the people it originated from. The style first dates as far back to the 4th century in Africa. For some they were worn for protection and others a symbol of wealth. The hoop earring has various sizes and can be found all around the world. During slavery, hoop earrings were the only jewels that slaves were allowed to wear. The popularity for hoops arose especially during the 60’s among African-American women. This was the period of the emergence of the Black Power movement. Members of this community decided to embrace their past and origins by sporting a look that proudly displayed markers of their culture and history.

Trending Hoop Earrings

The trend continued into the 70s thanks to disco divas such as Diana Ross. During the 80s they became larger in size taking the nickname door knockers. In early 2000s hoops became thinner and bigger. Popular RNB and pop singers wear them. The opposite trend are huggies which are smaller and cuffing the earlobe.

Fashion is inspired by different cultures, however, the issue arises when some women of colour face discrimination for choosing to wear hoops. Non-POCs who wear this style should do so mindfully and educate others on the meaningful discourse and importance regarding race. Hoops as a stylistic choice worn by women of colour should be respected. Today hoops can suite anyone. Hoops designs are limitless and are are must have of jewelry.


Culture and Fashion

Hoop Earrings A Symbol

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January 2024 Create New Jewelry Challenge

Create Challenge January 2024
Create Challenge January 2024

New Year, New Challenges and New Jewelry

Your strengths can become your weakness if you do not used them. That was the thought that came to my head for Riss Jewels 2024. I wanted to expand my creativity through out the month of January. I decided to create a new piece of jewelry every week for January 2024.

The New Year Create Challenge was necessary for three reasons. The first is me using material that I have never used before to challenge my creativity. To not have a design plan makes the jewelry piece unpredictable. In the beginning of my design career my pieces were unpredictable which help my creativity to flow. Overtime my designs have become more structure and planned. This organized way of design has its benefits but flaws when it comes to having fun.

The second reason for Riss Jewels showcasing a new design every week in January is refusing to allow material to go to waste. There is material that has never been used because of no creative drive to use it until now. The different colors and styles of the gems are inspirational. Who knows what I will create with this new found creative drive.

The last reason for the 2024 January Create Challenge is to express my artistic capabilities and the need for creative freedom. Someone may value the uniqueness of a piece I’ve created. They may want to own the piece for themself or use it in projects of some sort and that is an accomplishment.

The reasons to own my creativity and share my uniqueness with the world has encourage me to start this New Years Create Challenge. I want to bring back the fun while keeping Riss Jewels chic and casual. Every New Year can bring new challenges. Riss Jewels wants you to face your challenges while always looking stylish and fierce.

What are some of the challenges your facing in 2024. Comment the challenges and how you will tackle them in the New Year. Let’s hear what they are and push each other forward to a successful 2024.

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Bold and Brilliant: Riss Jewels Announces Sponsorship with Sam Malone, Featuring Exclusive Men’s Jewelry Collection

As Riss Jewels celebrates its ten-year anniversary, we’re thrilled to embark on a new adventure and announce our sponsorship with the incredibly talented Sam Malone. Sam is the host of Sippinwitsammie podcast and YouTube channel. To kick off this exciting collaboration, we’re putting a spotlight on our exclusive men’s jewelry collection, blending a bold and casual style in every piece.

Riss X Sammie Collaboration
Riss X Sammie Collaboration

Embracing Elevation: The Men’s Collection

At Riss Jewels, we believe that jewelry is a form of personal expression for everyone. Our men’s collection is designed for those who appreciate the finer things in life and seek to make a statement with their accessories. From sleek bracelets to timeless chains each piece is handcrafted to exude confidence and style elevation.

Sam Malone’s Touch: A Stylish Collaboration

We’re proud to collaborate with Sam Malone, whose laid back style perfectly aligns with our commitment to effortless jewelry. Together, we’ve curated a collection that reflects the modern man’s desire to accessorize while maintaining a casual style. Expect to see Sam effortlessly styling our men’s jewelry pieces in a way that transcends trends and embraces individuality.

Behind the Design: Crafting Distinctive Pieces

Dive into the creative process as we take you behind the scenes of our men’s jewelry collection. Discover the inspiration behind each design, the choice of materials, and the craftsmanship that goes into creating pieces that seamlessly blend timeless quality with a casual flair.

Exclusive Reveals: Sam Malone x Riss Jewels

Stay tuned for exclusive reveals of Sam showcasing our men’s jewelry collection. From casual street style to polished looks for special occasions, Sam will demonstrate how our pieces seamlessly integrate into a diverse range of wardrobes. Get ready for a visual feast of bold statements and sophisticated details.

Limited-Edition Releases and Giveaways

As a token of appreciation to our community, we’ll be releasing limited-edition men’s jewelry pieces inspired by our collaboration with Sam Malone. Keep an eye out for exciting giveaways that provide you with the opportunity to own a unique and stylish accessory that embodies the essence of both our brands.

As Riss Jewels enters it’s 10 years, our collaboration with Sam sets the stage for a variety of men’s jewelry. We invite you to join our Loyalty membership and be the first to see our craftsmanship and style, as we redefine what it means to accessorize with confidence. Here’s to another year of bold choices, brilliant designs, and making statements.

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Feather Light Weight Collection

SS22 Collection

It’s Spring! A new year for a new start. Starting with new jewelry. Riss Jewels latest collection features stylish new chain jewelry including anklets. Light and airy pieces of jewelry that make big statements. Shop bold statements like our new large hoops, gemstone beaded necklaces and lock jewelry. This Spring and Summer add some edge to your look without the heavy metal feel. Click and shop new jewelry today.

Spring Clean

Jewelry Cleaning Tips

How to clean 18K Gold Filled Jewelry
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Jewels by the Bundle Save You Time and Money

Jewels by the Bundle

Here at Riss Jewels we want to do epic things for you.

Mirisia, CEO

Having you feel the experience of Riss Jewels and the luxury of having your own collection is important. An introduction to Riss first jewelry bundle box is epic. For a limited time, you have the chance to pick out your own jewelry pieces to go inside your bundle and build your own collection.

Bundling saves time and money. Start your collection of quality jewelry or have as gifts for special occasions. The Jewels by the Bundle Boxes are ready to get unwrapped this February 8th to 10th 2022. Do not miss this epic deal of top tier jewelry.

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Collection of New Bangles

New Bangle Collection

Conveniently Stylish

The new collection creates convenience. No need to fidget with getting the clasp close every time. Our new bracelet collection takes that struggle away saving you more time to get ready for your day.

We’ve chosen to include stylish new cuff bracelets that slips or snaps on and off with convenience. Choosing to incorporate these new sleek designs in your collection is a great idea. You will enjoy the time these new bracelets save you putting them on. The quality and designs are unbeatable. Each bracelet is hypoallergenic and waterproof.

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Intentional Jewels

Bracelet 14K Gold Clasp

When we add in Riss Jewels, we welcome in the New Year looking amazing. When we look good, we feel good. 2021 is all about accomplishing your intentional goals while remaining stylish. RJ 2.1 offers an essential jewelry collection that features Sterling Silver, Gold Filled and Stainless Steel. Accessorize each day of the New Year.

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Jewelry Relaunch Collection,

known as Riss Jewels 2.1 is created around a timeless theme. Relaunching during a pandemic not only delayed things, but also created a focal around key principals. Knowing what is significant made It important to create a collection and have it reflect your everyday jewelry essentials. Riss Jewels 2.1 is a collection to enjoy when your not all dressed up, but can be.

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