HANDCRAFTED HEALING CRYSTAL BRACELETS FROM NIALAYA JEWELRY


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THE DESIGN PROCESS
Designed and handcrafted in our Los Angeles studio behind our Melrose flagship store, our bold beaded bracelets are what Nialaya is known for. Combining precious-and-semi-precious natural healing crystal stones like Blue Lapis, Bali Turquoise, Brown Tiger Eye, Onyx, Rose Quartz, Amethyst and more with high-quality CZ diamonds, silver and 18k gold finished beads for spiritual healing crystal bracelets with a luxurious touch. Executed with meticulous attention to detail using high-quality materials, a Nialaya beaded bracelet is a timeless piece of jewelry that carries unique healing powers.

We stay true to authentic jewelry-crafting, using macramé braiding to combine our stones – a method originating from the 13th century. Due to the stones being natural, each and every beaded bracelet is truly unique and one-of-a-kind. No texture, color or bead size is exactly the same.

SHOP JANNIK'S LOOK FROM OUR SS 2019 COLLECTION
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HOW TO STYLE OUR BEADED HEALING CRYSTAL BRACELETS
Our beaded bracelets can be worn as standalone statements or layered as a stack. Our smaller bead bracelets are the ultimate stacking pieces – mix and match 3-4 of them on one wrist. For an instant stacked look, we have the Wrap-Around Beaded Bracelets that are designed to wrap around your wrist two or three times.
As seen in the video above, Nialaya CEO and Designer, Jannik Olander wears a combination of different color, size, and texture stones – creating a unique and personal look. He mixes healing crystal gemstones like Green Jade, Blue Lapis, Matte Onyx and Brown Tiger Eye with silver and a couple leather pieces.


 
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THE INSPIRATION
Jannik Olander collects inspiration for his healing crystal bracelet designs on his travels around the world as well as around his hometown, Los Angeles. The Californian nature, climate, and lifestyle strongly inspire Jannik and that can be noticed in a lot of Nialaya’s designs. In the video above, Jannik is taking his AC Cobra out for a spin on the Pacific Highway in Malibu - a place that he visits frequently to both clear his mind and to get inspired.

 
STAYING SUSTAINABLE
We believe in being friendly to the environment by sourcing most of our healing crystals from local vendors, and handcraft the bracelets in our Los Angeles studio. We don’t mass-produce or keep stock, but only make enough bracelets to fulfill orders and display our flagship store. Any damaged beaded bracelets are never thrown away, but we re-use and re-make the parts to create new beaded bracelets- we don't let anything go to waste. We strongly believe in being sustainable and as eco-friendly as we can be.

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June 12, 2019 by jannik olander

OUR HOMETOWN, LOS ANGELES

Nialaya CEO and Founder Jannik Olander collects inspiration for his designs
on his travels around the world. He brings his ideas with him back to
Los Angeles where he designs and makes the pieces by hand in our
production studio that's located right behind the store on Melrose.


Jannik started making beaded bracelets by hand in his garage in the Hollywood
Hills in 2009. He got inspired to start the brand after a trip to India where he
met a Shaman who taught him about spiritual stones and their unique
healing powers. After arriving back in LA, he purchased beads and string
and learnt how to make Nialaya's classic macrame style bracelet.
2 years later, in 2011 we opened our flagship store on Melrose.


A travel look that Jannik wore when traveling to Marbella to speak
about his success with Nialaya at an entrepreneurial fair in front of
300 aspiring entrepreneurs.

Shop the look below
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Jannik's first Los Angeles home was located on Appian Way in the
Hollywood Hills. Once in a while he goes back to remind himself how far
he has come and to enjoy the stunning views.


On casual office days, Jannik likes to wear beads mixed with leather.
He mixes a lot of different textures to create a unique and distinctive look.

Shop the bracelets below
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March 19, 2019 by jannik olander

3 WAYS TO PULL OFF EVERYDAY BRACELET LOOKS

Adding a bracelet to any look will without a doubt add a dash of personality to
your outfit. Spice up a white tee look by stacking different shapes and textures
such as our Flatbed Bracelets with Classic Round Beaded Bracelets or
a Leather Bracelet.

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Try sticking to one metal when layering. A black and silver look can become
more interesting by adding a pop of color like Blue Lapis or
Brown Tiger Eye. Check out our Beaded Bracelets here


Tone down a gold look by adding a lot of matte finishes or rugged
leather pieces. Our Dorje Flatbead Bracelet comes in a masculine
vintage gold plating that instantly gives you a distinctive touch without
being too blingy.

Shop our Dorje Flatbead Collection here

All our classic beaded bracelets carry unique healing powers. Select a stone that
has the spiritual properties that adds the right benefits for you.
Explore the healing powers of our stones here

Play around with our colorful vintage glass stones, or precious and semi precious
stones for a fun look. Shop some of our color pops below.
February 21, 2019 by jannik olander

FROM RIO TO SAO PAULO

Nialaya Founder and Designer Jannik Olander gathers most of his inspiration for
his jewelry designs on his travels around the world.
His last escape was an unforgettable trip to Brazil. From the fun, sexy
Rio to the cool Sao Paolo with an array of stunning, raw nature and amazing beaches in between..


Jannik watches the sunset in Joatinga, Brazil, wearing a Blue Tiger Eye Bead
Bracelet with Leaf Beads (coming soon) with our Elastic Flatbead Bracelet with African Green Jade, available here


"It was one of the best trips in many years. Brazil is so diverse, crazy, amazing, fun and different at the same time."
Jannik said about his 3 week get-away.



Jannik in Rio De Janeiro, wearing a Faceted Iron Pyrite Beaded Bracelet, available here, paired with a shiny Hematite Beaded Bracelet with Black CZ Diamond, available here.

"Rio is so diverse. Filled with cool shops, bars and restaurants in Leblon and I love the vibe in Ipanema. The city is surrounded by beautiful mountains and beaches. This city has it all, and the people are so funny, sweet and hard-working. 
There is a reason why Brazilians are the most loved people in the world."
Jannik said about his visit to the vibrant, seaside city.


Jannik in Sao Paolo, pictured on left, and in Rio pictured on right, wearing a Blue Tiger Eye Beaded Bracelet with Leaf Beads (coming soon, and our Elastic Flatbead Bracelet with Blue Lapis and Black/Gold CZ Diamonds, available here
January 19, 2019 by jannik olander

BRACELETS AND BUBBLES

How to stand out and add a personal touch to a New Year's Eve look,
or any other formal event? Simply add a piece of jewelry to your look.
Jewelry is also a great way of elevating and adding variety to a tuxedo or suit ensemble.

Layering a smaller beaded bracelet in gold with a thin leather piece will give your
NYE look an instant elegant finish.

Shop our Gold Cairo Bead Bracelet ($599) and
Blue Leather Bracelet with Gold Clasp ($199) below

Not afraid to stick out even more? Try one of our Panther Bangles, adorned with
striking engraving and decorated with handset clear CZ Diamonds, this bracelet
will definitely be the start of conversations at your NYE party. Wear it solo or
layer it with a thin Matte Onyx or Black Agate beaded bracelet.


Shop our Silver Panther Bangle (now on SALE at $279)
and Gold Panther Bangle ($499) below
Create a truly unique look by layering a bigger beaded bracelet next to an elegant
timepiece, or by layering several bracelets in different sizes and textures.
A wrist like the ones below will complement a suit or tuxedo and lift a more casual
party look such as a black tee or a plain button down.

Browse our Men's Bracelets to create your own personalized party wrist.
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WE AT NIALAYA WISH YOU ALL A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUOUS SUPPORT xx
December 31, 2018 by jannik olander

BEAD OF THE MONTH: OPAL




For those born in October, Opal can be highly beneficial. Wearing your birthstone is
believed to intensify all the healing properties of that stone. The word Opal comes
from Sankrit and means jewel. It's a very delicate stone but with strong energies.

Women's Beaded Bracelets with Opal. Discover our Beaded Bracelets for her here

Opal is a great stone for your self-esteem and will encourage you to be your
true self. You will feel courageous, confident and comfortable in your own
skin. All of which will radiate in your body language, actions, and words.
It's a stone that will make you think outside the box and be original.
A creativity booster that will truly intensify your creative mind.

Shop some of our Opal Beaded Bracelet below..

October 19, 2018 by sus j

DESERT DIARIES

About a two hour car ride east of Los Angeles, you'll find the breathtaking
Joshua Tree National Park. A vast area in the middle of nowhere surrounded by
rugged rocks, desert landscape and of course covered with Joshua trees.
Even though millions of people travel to Joshua Tree every year, you'll feel completely alone in the 3,200 km² park.
A perfect place to reflect and find inspiration, according to designer Jannik Olander.


While in Joshua Tree, Jannik wore a bracelet stack that stood out against the 
beige and brown desert hues. Shop his look below..


The next day, he complemented the landscape colors by wearing an elastic
bracelet with Blue Tiger Eye and Ebony adorned with a gold Buddha -
a symbol for wisdom, compassion, balance, determination, grace and
courage. Shop the full Buddha Collection here


Shop Men's Wristband with Blue Tiger Eye and Ebony with Gold Buddha, $199



When creating our African Vintage Glass Beaded Bracelets, Olander was actually
inspired by desert landscape and a casual, bohemian lifestyle. The African
beads are over 50 years old and were made by hand in Ghana back in the day.
Olander paired the vintage beads with semi-precious stones and added a touch of
gold for a signature Nialaya look. Shop the look below..

September 24, 2018 by sus j

PRECIOUS AND SEMI-PRECIOUS STONES TO WEAR THIS FALL

Even though the weather seems to think otherwise, Fall is right around the corner.
We've picked out some of the best gems that makes us feel ready and excited for
colder seasons..




Garnet is the stone of passion, creativity, and determination, and we've been
waiting all year to rock this rich burgundy red hue. As a guy, tone down the red
by pairing it with a masculine matte onyx. As a girl, enhance this stunning color with
a dash of gold.

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Agate is a striking, versatile black stone that works for any time of the day
and any occasion. You just can't go wrong with black and we're more than
ready to swap out the summer-y colorful pieces for a cool and edgy autumn look.
Agate is the stone of wisdom, confidence, and prosperity, and is one of the most
powerful protective stones. It's also believed to bring its wearer love, good luck,
harmony and courage.

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We've been rocking Brown Tiger Eye all year long, but for Fall this beautiful, rich stone is a big must!
The striking brown hue will add the perfect amount of autumn feel to all your looks.
Brown Tiger Eye is the stone of insight, confidence, and balance. It is believed to improve your insight and to let you see everything. It's also believed to remove stubbornness and enhance yourself-confidence. 



SHOP BROWN TIGER EYE BRACELETS

September 04, 2018 by sus j

A SUMMER STACK

Summer is the season to finally show off your jewelry and there are no
rules as to how to style or stack your most colorful and bling-y pieces.

Nialaya CEO and Designer Jannik Olander headed out to south of Europe for
3 weeks this summer. Below is a small selection of his unique and playful
styling of our latest styles. Enjoy!


A DAYTIME BOAT TRIP STACK
 

During the day at a friend's yacht in Ibiza, Jannik layered browns and golds
with a dash of red and blue in one of the looks. He wore the jewelry against
colorful shorts. European styling at its best!

 

A NIGHT OUT



A look quickly becomes nighttime appropriate by adding a sleek gold bangle
or anything black and shiny. Our Gold Stud Bangle and Snake Bead Bracelet
are pieces that are perfect both day and night..


COMPLETE YOUR SUMMER LOOK WITH THESE BEADED BRACELETS.
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AN AFTERNOON DRINKS STACK

You know that time when you've just woken up from a siesta but there is still
a couple hours left until dinner. The light outside is golden and the temperature
is perfect. There is no better time of the day and it's a great time for cocktails :)

Jannik kept it simple but colorful and layered two 6mm elastic beaded bracelets.
These pieces are so easy to style and a great way of adding a fun and unique
touch to your summer look.


CLICK ON BRACELETS BELOW TO SHOP!
July 27, 2018 by sus j

MEN'S RINGS AND HOW TO STYLE THEM

If you can't figure out when, where, and how to wear finger jewels, not to worry -
men's rings are certainly not for everyone. Wearing rings as a guy, that's not a
wedding band, is truly a fashion statement.
A small yet distinctive detail that's there for the ones who will notice.

Discover our full Men's Rings Collection here

When it comes to fashion rings, there are no rules as to which fingers to wear them
on, how to stack them, or when to wear them. For American men, a wedding band is traditionally
worn on the ring finger of the left hand. However in other cultures, the wedding ring is worn on the right hand.
So don't worry to much about left or right hand wear.


Men's Faceted Black Band Ring here, Men's Golden Cocktail Ring here
and Men's Gold Engraved Band Ring here

Try wearing a pinky ring for an eye-popping statement. This is a look
that definitely stands out and will catch a lot of attention. The great thing about
wearing a pinky ring is that it is quite comfortable as it does not interfere that much
with your other fingers. Wear it solo or stacked with other rings in the same metal!


Going back hundreds of years, the index finger was the most common finger for a
man's ring. The ring would typically be a signet ring or family crest - a sign of class
and rank. At this time in some parts of Europe, people below a certain rank were forbidden to wear rings.
July 15, 2018 by sus j