By Sumendra Chetty | 3 Feb 2020
A true Valentine’s Day gift should last longer than the lifespan of a flower or a box of chocolates. It should be one of a kind. Especially if it’s something for yourself (we’re advocates of self-love at Merchants). We’ve narrowed it down to our current three favourites to curate the perfect jewellery collection for you this Valentine’s Day.
AYA is an exclusive range of fine jewellery founded by Chelsy Davy, a London solicitor turned gemologist. Hers is a collection of unique 18-karat gold pieces with precious gemstones, each one capturing the essence of Africa.
Every piece from Zimbabwe-based luxury brand Patrick Mavros has been designed by a member of the family with the sole intention to bring delight and to showcase the very best of African luxury. Each piece is made using the ancient technique of lost wax casting, refined over many years in their own workshop to yield exceptional results.
Anna’s collections are inspired by her life in Africa, her love of its people, and its natural beauty. She donates 10% of all sales from her Rhino Range to support the Black Mamba Anti Poaching Unit, a unique all-female unit working to protect
Africa’s threatened Rhino’s.