Directly translated as “open eyes" but understood as open-mindedness, the Bukas-Mata ring is designed with the intent to keep an open mind & open heart—a reminder of practicing acceptance and being receptive to change and new ideas.
MAAARI is the dream of modern design rooted in consciousness and inspired by Philippine culture. In pursuit of a meaningful marketplace, we proudly partner with artisans and designers who share our values of quality craftsmanship and mindful consumption.
January 17, 2019
On Grief: Kamatayan
Our Guest Blogger Series with Kristen Jordan continues as she discusses an often overlooked topic: lost cultural identities, uncovering the dark histories of our ancestors, and the painful process of facing these truths.
September 19, 2018
Being Whole: A Conversation with Kristen Jordan
We’re proud to introduce a MAAARI Blog Series entitled: Being Whole, a collection of inspired works by guest blogger, Kristen Jordan, a Filipinx-Canadian educator, artist, and choreographer who will give us a glimpse into her experience as a young creative in the Filipino...
June 12, 2018
The Greats Behind our T'Boli Jewelry
There are over 40 ethnic groups in the Philippines, and the T’boli community is one of the largest in the country. They’re a colorful group that is distinguished by their vibrant traditional attire, masterly brass adornments, and intricate music. Though the T’boli...