"Genuine narrative and heart is what gives jewellery life. In an era of mass production, many are looking towards products with story and ethical values. Sisters, designers, and business partners, Josie and Jessica Fernando are doing exactly with their brand; KINSFOLK. “Caught in-between homesickness and a longing for distant shores” (Fernando, 2016), the two designers of Swiss and Sri Lankan descent merge their bicultural heritage into their designs. Raised in Switzerland, the sisters’ childhood summers were spent in Sri Lanka, where they connected with their father’s roots. They were exposed to the world of Sri Lankan handicrafts, which interested them greatly as children with an affinity to arts and design. Holding onto their fond memories of the batik workshops and jewellery stalls; KINSFOLK was born... Click here to read the full article.