Basil Accessories was started by Mr. Todinca Vasile, the young (19), yet flamboyant Romanian entrepreneur, out of a bare necessity. At a certain age, when he was developing his own personal style, he was looking for accessories to improve his general appearance: decent accessories !
Unfortunately, he couldn’t find what he was looking for in Romania, and was very disappointed. Of course the logical step to take would be to order the accessories he wanted, and have them shipped to Romania. However, being only a student, it would have cost him a lot. Too much, which is something we all understand. And let's face it, for a student, especially in Romania, it's not easy !
Fortunately he came up with the idea to develop his own Romanian brand of accessories ! Thus serving his own needs, and those of others at the same time. After some research he started working. His first step was to start with a small collection of the now oh-so popular anchor bracelets. His logical thinking was that if they were so popular all around the world, he should introduce them in the Romanian market as well. So he started designing the anchor and the ropes.
The anchors are made of Zamak, an alloy with a base metal of zinc and alloying continue reading here