Incausa Incense

A social business experiment that supports indigenous people in Brazil and around the world

Lighting the thick, aromatic Breu resin sticks and Palo Santo wood offered by Brooklyn-based Incausa can transform the energy of a space in a few seconds, but learning the story behind the incense brand just might transform the way you live your life. “Incausa is a study in progress, about consciousness and sacred trade,” founder Vinicius Vieira de Vieira tells CH. “To find meaningfulness in …

The Bone Collection

Zimbabwean designer Vayshalee Naran gives the classic bracelet an anatomical twist

Designer Vayshalee Naran’s Bone Collection has made a potentially grim object—the rib bone—into a beautiful bracelet that weighs with meaning. As the delicate rib cage literally protects the heart (and lungs), Naran’s elegant bangle signifies love and protection. Anatomy has held a particular fascination for Naran, a third generation Zimbabwean of Indian descent. As someone who collected skeletons as a child growing up in Africa, …