Pay no attention to the pouches behind the curtain!
Tika girls on the sly with our hand-crafted drawstring bag shelving unit.
Up close: Antique Turkoman textures of Tika
Various silver and beaded antique adornments from Central Asian, Africa, and all over the globe.
Up close: Dress Flowers from Afghanistan
Dress Flowers (“Guli-Peron” or “Phul”) are traditional beaded amulets designed to be stitched to clothing as emblems of good fortune and beauty. As far back as 400 BC the Pashtun people of Afghanistan used these beaded medallions to symbolize the sun’s life-giving protection.
Tika donates 100% of the proceeds from all Dress Flowers to The Afghan Girls Fund, IKAT (the Central Asian Institute) and RAWA (Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afganistan) for their valuable work building and sustaining educational schools and orphanages.
Tika girls afterhours silliness!
Even our close-out table is a lovely sight to behold!
Wooden Sparkle beads made of natural boxwood and embellished with Austrian Swarovski crystals, and Tika’s color-changing Mirage Bead stretch bracelets.
Up close: Afghani tassel details. Assortments of tassels from the Afghani and Uzbeki regions featuring beads, textiles, silver, even yak hair!
Up close: African Trade Bead strands from the 1800’s. Glass beads made in Venice and traded to Africa.
This pair of sterling silver shoes (yes, they were actually worn) deserves its own post!
Designed and constructed in Kashmir in the 1920’s.
Tika in Tucson!
Meet the glorious new display cases of Tika!
Beautifully styled by the lovely miss Danielle d’Usseau, these glass cases feature antique and ancient jewelry from around the world as well as contemporary Tika originals such as Shimmerwings.
Come take a look for yourself! We are located at the Pueblo Show, Riverpark Inn, room 144 from now until February 12th in Tucson!
A blast of Tika!
Photos of our display case in the lobby of the Riverpark Inn at the Pueblo Show in Tucson.
Welcome to Tika in Tucson!
Our gorgeous shop is open and ready for business! Come see us at the Pueblo Gem Show, Riverpark Inn, room 144.
Tucson, Step One: Construct a shop from an empty hotel room.