|Olamide Osubu of Ocube Collection|
The Nigerian bead industry has continued to grow in leaps and bounds. I have the privilege of interviewing some of the popular African bead makers and display their bead artistry on this blog. Each beader shares their lovely bead designs,and teach a free bead procedure. At the end of each series. Blog readers will also choose their best designs and be eligible to win giveaways .
So stay glued to this blog.
This first feature is about Olamide Osubu, a header based in Ibadan. Her beads colledtion have also been featured in the Nigerian television fashion week .
Read more about her:
Name : Olamide Osubu
Brand name: O-cube World
Years in business :6years
Motivation :Everyday fashionable people
Challenges : Certain materials and accessories are not readily available in most markets
Role model:I admire the work and tenacity of subzy-elesho jewellery
Worst moment with a customer: A customer refused to collect her jewellery because of the colors of the materials used, though the colours she reqested for were unavailable. I resolved the issue by making another design suitable with the colours and she was pleased.
Favourite memories: when clients were delighted at the sight of their jobs/designs
Advice for other beaders: keep being a hard worker, it pays.
Instagram handle: @ocubejewellers
See more of her bead designs below:
The picture below shows procedure for the Sophie Net bead design
|Sophie Net bead design|