John Hardy is deeply rooted in the culture and history of Bali, and the country is a constant source of inspiration. May and June are especially rich with celebrations including Galungan Day, Pengerebongan and Perang Pandan. Galungan Day is the most important holiday symbolizing the victory of Good over Evil
We return to our home in Bali, where there is a myth of a dragon with a fierce and protective love for the pearl. The dragon leaves his home in the Balinese volcanos each evening and visits his pearl at the bottom of the sea. When he returns to his
In the villages of Borneo, craftsmen have been creating beads of astounding complexity for centuries. These beads are so beautiful that they were once used as currency and of tremendous value, even today. In these villages, we saw the spectacular beaded patterns in the striking contrast of black and white.
Celebes is actually called Sulawasi nowadays – but we can’t help but love the charming beauty of the old name because it so beautifully reflects the island. Charming, ancient, and far, far away. We had long stretches of some of the most pristine beaches in the world all to ourselves
Java is a bustling island, home to huge cities and industry but when we landed on a quieter part of the island there was an airiness, a lightness that we couldn’t put into words. Then there was this moment when the rays of the setting sun bounced off of the
With raging volcanos and deep dark jungles, Sumatra is at once, foreboding and alluring. It drew us in with its power and mystery. Sumatra is full of rough edges that have no desire to be polished or smoothed. The whole island shimmers with a sort of raw energy. You can’t
On Friday, July 5 our CEO Damien Dernoncourt and our Creative Director and Head Designer Guy Bedarida hosted a candlelit dinner at the compound. Six members of the Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) attended; the group included artists, designers and business owners in Bali as well representatives of the John Hardy
We are in love with the newest R&B sensation Luke James, so of course we are super excited that he wore some of his favorite John Hardy pieces in his new music video “I.O.U.” Check it out here and see if you can spot them all! Side note: Some of
The John Hardy Classic Chain is one of our most recognizable signatures. It makes a subtle or strong appearance in some way or another in all of our collections. Watch our Spring 2013 video to experience our latest designs for the season!
This weekend our CEO Damien Dernoncourt crossed the finish line of a 150 mile race that spanned the Atacama Desert in Chile. Damien ran to raise money for Job for Life, a charity close to all of us at John Hardy, and finished 33rd out of 148 racers who made it