AfriQtalk, first announced back in May, 2011 that Nehita Jewelry was set to go global with plans to launch in fine boutiques and specialist stores worldwide. That’s right! On 9th of October, 2011, CEO of Nehita Jewelry, Monalisa Okojie, once again showcased her luxurious collection of some of the finest handpicked exotic stones, golds and conflict free diamonds at the Clear Essence California Spa and Wellness Center in Ikoyi, Lagos. Guest were entertained with a fashion collections by Derin of Fablane and music performances by Haykm of Serengeti music.
Her jewelry, designed from exotic stones, has been worn by Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole, Alan Cumming, Melora Hardin, Michael Henderson, Sally Pressman, CCH Pounder, Katherine Joosten, Meagan Good, Brandy, Hosea Chanchez, Carrie Ann Inaba, Quinton Aaron, Malina Moye, Jackie Long, Gramma Funk, Lisa Raye. Monalisa’s next stop will be in Accra, Ghana before heading back to the U.S.
Monalisa has a strong commitment to support ethical causes through donating a generous portion of Nehita profits to charities such as the International Center of Education and Youth Development. She also personally ensures the ethical sources of materials and conflict free diamonds. Monalisa puts artistry into every piece of her gems.