Made In Singapore: 'Material' love leads maker to start homeware brand Chokmah

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Joyce Orallo Lim is an artist who works with the sustainable eco-resin jesmonite to create homeware under her label - Chokmah.
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SINGAPORE - When Ms Joyce Orallo Lim began making her own jewellery using polymer clay in 2018, she thought she had settled on the material she wanted to work with as a maker.

But she soon found that polymer clay - a type of plastic that hardens with heat - and her sustainable sensibilities were not meant to be.

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