How I Use And Care For My Crystal Jewelry

Crystals, also referred to as gemstones and semi-precious stones, are a great way to set and carry intentions within your life. With the variety of colors, shapes, and meanings, there is a crystal for everyone. With my business, Bandele Muse, I provide crystal gemstone jewelry. I selected gemstones for their healing properties and combined them…

Can We Leverage Web3 Accra

Come with me to the Web3 Accra conference. Did you know Ghana is the hub for esports and gaming in Africa? Did you know the first NFT collection dedicated to tourism and cultural diversity showcases Ghanaian culture? Hello! In this video, I share my experience and reflections on the Web3 Accra conference and the questions…

I Moderated An Ama Ata Aidoo Legacy Celebration + My Thoughts On Progress

Let's discuss! I had the privilege of moderating the Intergenerational Celebration of the Legacy of Ama Ata Aidoo. This event was in Accra and featured a panel of women who shared their reflections and experiences. The event was organized by the Writers Project of Ghana and the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing. Ama Ata…

How Can A Sustainable Fashion Brand Succeed

When you hear the word “sustainability,” what comes to mind? Do you roll your eyes? Or get really excited and interested? Sustainability in fashion and business continues to be a serious and trendy topic. I have found this topic becomes even more nuanced by comparing how the West is maneuvering it and how Africa lives…

What Is Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism?

Did you know there is now a distinction being made between Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism? As you may know, my business Bandele Muse is an inner-galactic African life and style experience. That means, among other things, futurism is a heavy inspiration and influence. Funnily enough, while reading more about this, I now recognize that Bandele Muse…

My First Time at PaGya! Literary Festival in Accra, Ghana

"If books are not talked about, they die." If you are looking for Ghana's intellectual, literary, and creative community, you need to check this out. In this video, I share with you my very first time at the Pa Gya! Literary Festival in Accra. Hosted and organized by Writers Project Ghana at the Goethe-Institute, this…

Can I Manufacture Fashion In Ghana

The answer to that question is yes. The methods take longer to unpack. The commitment is real and worth it. The patience and discipline required are undeniable. I have spent the past 7 months on the ground exploring clothing, jewelry, and furniture production. Yes, the Made in Ghana adventure continues. Would you believe me if…

How I Started / Registered My Business in Ghana

When I started this business journey, which was the summer of 2020, I noticed how challenging it was to find concise information on how to start, register, and set up a business in Ghana effectively and legally. In this video, I share behind the scenes how I created the concept behind Bandele Muse, who I…

Bandele Muse: Introducing My Business

Are you ready to time travel with me? I am so excited to introduce you to my first business Bandele Muse. In this video, I share how you can enter the Bandele Muse universe, the inspiration behind the brand, and what to expect: from fashion, Afrofuturism stories, insightful discussions on sustainability and community, and fun…