Yala is an award-winning African jewellery brand designed for the modern woman. Winner of “Jewellery Brand of the Year” in the 2019 Sustainable Lifestyle Awards and the very first jewellery company in the UK to become a Certified B Corporation.
Yala is the vision of Audrey Migot-Adholla. Born in Kenya and based in Bristol, UK with her husband, Audrey splits her time between the two countries. The brand is named after the town in Kenya where her grandmother lived.From beadwork to wax prints, Audrey turned her passion for accessories into Yala.
It was her dream to create a business that worked with local artisans and showcased their skills across the world.Yala is the product of that dream. Their goal is to challenge the common misconceptions about Africa and its people through beautiful design, entrepreneurship and creative talent.
Today, Audrey works directly with over 150 artisans in Kenya, ensuring they receive fair wages and real recognition for their talent. She is passionate about ensuring true transparency across the production process, and a genuine connection between the people who created Yala jewellery and our customers.