Let’s face it, there’s nothing like adding a bit of sparkle to step up your outfit game. So we’ve scanned the streets of Ubud in search of the coolest and freshest jewelry stores among the hip cafes, vegan restaurants, insane traffic and monkeys. So make some extra space in your jewelry box and get ready to treat yo self!
In Sanskrit, Ananda means extreme happiness. And blissfully tempted to buy everything in the shop is exactly how we felt when we entered this cute little store! Wearing Christina Zipperlen’s beautifully hand made bohemian jewelry will not only make you look and feel like a yoga princess. Each piece is made with sustainable gemstones that have been blessed with special wishes that your life may be filled with love, health, joy and purpose. Mindful jewellery at its best! So you can surrender (this is Ubud after all, where surrendering is second nature) with ease your cash when you purchase any of these lovely and ethically made pieces.
Go check it out: Ananda Soul
Find it: Jl. Hanoman 2, Ubud and Jl. Monkey Forest 15, Ubud
EWA TRIBAL JEWELRY
And now for something completely different! If you’re looking to make a statement and stand out of the crowd with unique pieces, then the search is over. At Ewa, you’ll find gorgeous one of a kind handcrafted tribal jewelry made from traditional artifacts from the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea, where owners, Bianca and her mother, Francesca, have lived and travel back regularly. I met with Francesca and these ladies have clearly led an adventurous life! Bianca, uses raw materials, such as wild boar tusks and ancient shell money and with her team of talented artisan Balinese craftsmen, turn them into powerful timeless pieces.
Go check it out: Ewa Tribal Jewelry
Find it: Jl. Dewi Sita 1, Ubud
The French designer shop on Batu Bolong in Canggu has a sister shop in Ubud? Mais oui! Think ethnic boho chic à la française mixed with gemstones and other exotic materials to bring out the wandering gypsy in you. The locally handmade pieces include dangling earrings, chain-work necklaces, bewitching chain ring bracelets, you’re spoilt for choice! We personally have an irresistible penchant for the rings, one on every finger, the more better!
Go check it out: Monsieur Blonde
Find it: Jl. Hanoman 43, Ubud
Jewelry with a soul. The Rudraksha, India’s holy bead, is the core element of Shivaloka’s spiritually-charged pieces. Each mala, necklace, earing, ring has been energized and blessed and contain positive energy for the body, mind and soul. So if you’re in need of spiritual healing you can choose a piece according to its benefits and what you need in your life. Good luck and protection from negativity. Or perhaps fulfillment of desires and prosperity. And whatever you pick, be prepared for a positive change in your life!
Go check it out: Shivaloka
Find it: Jl. Hanoman 49-1, Ubud