Based virtually out of Manhattan, New York, Maiya Kim and Yudhisty Saridjo opened their jewelry and accessory shop – Sarijdjo in May of this year. Saridjo was founded by sisters who share a passion of symbolic, cultural and fashionable jewelry in the US. They are providing unique products with cultural heritage and being able to give back to charity and humanitarian causes around the world.
Maiya and Yudhisty are using their past experience, knowledge and skills in their new business venture. Yudhisty has over ten years of fashion accessory design experience and together they are able to form a unique and rich business in the fashion industry.
There jewelry designer are inspired from emotional and cultural ties to North Africa, Middle East and South East Asia. Most of their products are entered around the Evil Eye and Hamsa Hand collections. These are the focal point of Saridjo’s affordable fashion accessories because of the founders international experiences from the region.
Both Maiya and Yudhisty take inspiration from the message of the Evil Eye and Hamsa collections. As part of their commitment to a more hopeful and peaceful world, the sisters—through Saridjo—share some of their proceeds to humanitarian charities around the world. One such passion is for the world refugee crisis and the families and citizens that could use more peace in their lives.