Sixteen-year-old Linda Manziaris combined her passion for jewelry design with a desire to help young women, and created Body Bijou, an online jewelry store with a mission to make a difference.
An entrepreneur at heart, Linda’s interest in jewelry design began at an early age when she started creating original, handmade jewelry pieces for friends and family. Soon after, interest for her unique pieces began to spread, and Linda found herself filling orders.READ MORE
Body Bijou Jewelry founder Linda Manziaris, has partnered with her sister Susanna Manziaris, founder of in a mission to support girls development and to help raise the global status of women one girl at a time.
Linda and Susanna’s desire to help vulnerable young women ignited during a family volunteer trip to Kenya where they experienced first hand the challenges and struggles of young girls in the developing world. While in Kenya they learned that if you educate a girl, you educate a family and a community as a whole and the cycle of poverty can begin to break.READ MORE
Girls have the power to influence change because they play a vital role in their families and communities. When you educate a girl, you educate her family and her community. Educating girls is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and elevating the status of women.READ MORE
HOW YOUR PURCHASE HELPS
When you purchase Body Bijou Jewelry, you are also helping to improve the life of a girl in need. With every Body Bijou purchase you make Body Bijou Jewelry will donate 50% of net profits to “GIRLS HELPING GIRLS” to help girls in need attend school and reach for a better future.READ MORE
Body Bijou jewelry is designed and hand crafted in Toronto, Canada. Every piece of jewelry is carefully hand made by the Body Bijou team of artisans, who take pride in each piece. Founder and lead designer, Linda Manziaris’ youthful, energetic and playful approach guides her creativity. Inspired by street trends and the desire to create wearable fashion, she created a refined jewelry collection that adorns all parts of the body including the hands, legs, shoulders, back and torso. Her collection is elegant and edgy, yet fun and flirtatious.READ MORE