Why We Love Brass ...

It’s been an exciting week here at ISHKA HQ! At long last, our much-anticipated, exclusive brass jewellery collection has landed in stores. Let’s just say there's been happy dances and high vibes all round. Why are we so mesmerised by this brass jewellery range, you may wonder? Well, one look really says it all. But it’s not just the glowing beauty of each lovingly handcrafted piece that has us beaming. Brass jewellery has a fascinating history that dates back centuries, and is said to hold mysterious powers that leave our mind, body and spirit shining just as brightly as the golden metal... Continue Reading

Rose Quartz: The Love Stone

With Valentine's Day around the corner, we're feeling particularly rosy... Continue Reading

4 Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas is a magical time of year isn't it? The... Continue Reading

3 Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

With Christmas fast approaching, it's time to get into the... Continue Reading

Rare & Unique: Afghan Kilim Rugs

If there’s one thing we love at ISHKA, it’s one-of-a-kind... Continue Reading

Winter Solstice Candle Ceremony

Winter solstice, the shortest day and longest night of the... Continue Reading

The Meaning of the Om Symbol

Have you ever wondered what the Om symbol means? If you have... Continue Reading

ISHKA in Time: Staff Stories

Happy birthday to us! This week marks our 47th birthday,... Continue Reading

New Boho Fashion: A Wander in the Winter Light

Winter has most definitely arrived, but there’s no way we’re... Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes: ISHKA on the Road

If there's one thing we know how to do well... Continue Reading

ISHKA in Time: Story of a Store Manager

Welcome to ‘ISHKA in Time’, a collection of stories that... Continue Reading

The ISHKA Mother's Day Gifting Guide

Mother’s Day only comes around once a year, so make... Continue Reading

Top 4 Gemstones & their Meanings

Since ancient times, gemstones have been revered as powerful symbols... Continue Reading

Ancient Art: Henna-Inspired Furniture

Henna art is an ancient form of body adornment originating... Continue Reading

5 Ways to Style with a Mandala Bedspread

A mandala bedspread is a must-have for any boho-inspired boudoir. But... Continue Reading

Salt Lamp Benefits: Why We Love Them

Himalayan salt lamps hold a special place in our hearts... Continue Reading

ISHKA in Time: The Flagship Store and Early Years

ISHKA was founded in 1971 by Michael Sklovsky, a local... Continue Reading

Legend of the Dreamcatcher

Originating with the Native American Ojibwe and Lakota tribes, dreamcatchers... Continue Reading

The Making of Teak Root Furniture

Because we admire the environment, we seek to surround ourselves with... Continue Reading

Creative Ideas for a Very ISHKA Christmas

A season that truly celebrates colour, spirit and kindness, Christmas... Continue Reading

Top 5 gemstones to give for Christmas

Each year Christmas time brings a magical aura full of... Continue Reading

ISHKA Kitchen: Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

The festive season has well and truly arrived, and we... Continue Reading

5 Divine Oil Blends for Summer

Summer is here so it’s the perfect time to surround ourselves with... Continue Reading

Meaning of the Mandala

The mandala is an ancient meditative symbol that reveals the... Continue Reading

A Barefoot Adventure…

Inspired by nature in all her beauty and abundance of colour,... Continue Reading

Silver + Spirit: ISHKA Hill tribe Jewellery

Hill tribe jewellery is named after village tribes that have... Continue Reading

Ancient Inspirations: Indian Jewellery

In India, the desire to beautify oneself with precious ornaments... Continue Reading

Bohemian Tea Party

From flower crowns to free-spirits, hoola hoops to handpainted tea sets, welcome... Continue Reading

Kuchi Jewellery: Ancient meets Urban

With a history dating back 3000 years, Kuchi jewellery is... Continue Reading

Spirit of Sisterhood

With Seven Sisters Festival on the horizon, the spirit of... Continue Reading

ISHKA at Seven Sisters Festival

Seven Sisters Festival was nearly three weeks ago, and we’ve... Continue Reading

Clayton Superstore: Katie’s Favourite Finds

The last few months have been an exciting whirlwind at... Continue Reading

4 Decor Looks for Every ISHKA-loving Mum

With Mother’s Day not too far away, we’re making our... Continue Reading

Autumn Daze

We luvvvvvvve autumn feels. As the air slowly turns cool and... Continue Reading

Rose and Beau: A Mother’s Love

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we thought it... Continue Reading

Dreaming Into Dusk

Across the earth the free spirits roamed, daydreaming beneath the... Continue Reading

Meet the Artists: ISHKA Comes Alive!

Here at ISHKA we thrive amidst a world of colour,... Continue Reading

Our Top 6 World Furniture Finds

We’re so excited to have kicked off our huge world... Continue Reading

Fitzroy in Time

ISHKA has been bringing the world closer to Fitzroy for... Continue Reading

Boatwood Furniture: A Story from the Sea

ISHKA is often likened to an Aladdin’s Cave of sorts;... Continue Reading

Style Inspiration: ISHKA Floor Rugs

If you’re looking to create a space that is comfortable... Continue Reading

Sundance: Spring/Summer Collection

Featuring soft floaty fabrics, divine embroidered textures and vibrant bohemian... Continue Reading

A Textile Tradition: Indian Block Print Quilts

Indian block printing is a traditional form of dying and... Continue Reading

4 Essential Oil Blends for Winter

From spicy cinnamon scents to invigorating citrus blends, say goodbye to those... Continue Reading

Bringing Africa to ISHKA

Earlier this year founder of ISHKA, Michael Sklovsky, set out... Continue Reading

Majestic Moroccan Decor

Featuring a host of exotic wares including ottomans, rugs and... Continue Reading

Handmade for the Home: Indian Suti Collection

Featuring cushions, ottomans and elaborate wall-hangings, this hand-embroidered range weaves... Continue Reading