Ibiza is home to a world of wonderful creatives and entrepreneurs.
From fashion designers to wine manufacturers, jewellery makers to arts and craft enthusiasts. All working tirelessly to produce something unique and different, hoping it’ll catch the eye of those who are in search of something special from the island.
In this article we are focusing on the ‘small’ yet mighty business owners, who live and create here.
The ones who are dedicated to that ‘made with love’ ethos.
We’ve created a gift guide for ‘homemade’ items and products, ones that we think you’d like to ‘add to basket’, or purchase when you’re here.
You’ll be pleased to know that you can get your hands on a bottle of this beautiful gin, made right here on the island of Ibiza. The three founders – Luna, Alexander and Wolfgang (LAW) along with 4th parter Dirk (who joined shortly after), pride themselves on their passion for being authentic and distinctive with the brand. Along with its unique and flavoursome taste, LAW really has that something special about it. A small business with big goals. Already established here and getting their name across the island. It is also available to buy online.
Local jewellery maker Sophie has created stunning jewellery, initially (and predominantly) focusing on the island of Ibiza since 2020. With the islands map turned into exquisite sterling silver necklaces and bracelets. Her designs have been a firm favourite with locals and Ibiza lovers since the beginning. Stylish and understated, Belt of Venus also offers maps of your other favourite locations, amongst bespoke pieces of different styles upon request.
Island Resident Riona‘s luxury womenswear brand focuses on contemporary styles, with sustainable fabrics and ethical production. Her designs are feminine and sophisticated, with a subtle mix between day and evening wear. The Irish-Ibiza resident launched her business back in 2018, and has been featured in a host of high-end magazines since. With names such as Vogue Italia, Harper’s Bazaar and Elle UK under her belt, she’s sure making a name for herself within the fashion industry. Some truly stunning pieces, all available to buy on her website.
Owner Ryan launched Triptic Art last year, and has since sold a number of impressive pieces across the island, to local businesses and individuals alike. His style is bold and enriched with passion. Incorporating his love for modern, abstract and street art throughout his designs. Each piece is quirky and daring, packed with imagination and enthusiasm. There’s meaning behind every stroke, splash and twirl of paint. His work is available to purchase locally and via his socials.
For those who follow a healthy and somewhat alternative lifestyle, then you’re probably well aware of Kombucha and its benefits. For those of you who aren’t, you’ve been missing out! Kombucha is a sugared tea originating from North-East China. Having originally been used in Japan, and dating back to 414AD. Providing healing benefits, it can help to reduce inflammation, and help support your immune system. Born in Ibiza, Umiko was developed by partners Susana and Milko. Embracing their love for the ancient culture, they’ve managed to blend Asia with the Balearics. Designing a refreshing, up-to-date brand, whilst still respecting the traditional ingredients of a time gone by.
This is just a fraction of the highly talented individuals on the island, who all took their passion and turned it into a successful business.
If you love Ibiza then why not check out these local, ‘small’ enterpeneurs today?
By Alexandra Ellis
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