How is your Christmas shopping going? Started yet? Here are some great ideas, all with a South African spin, and made/sold by our moms.
OLYVE & ROSE
Olyve and Rose is a lifestyle collection that is inspired by friendship and beautiful living. All pieces speak to the heart and soul of you and your home. Their beautiful African inspired umbrellas and earrings are just a few of the ethically sourced products they have to offer.
A busy little workshop where an ever growing collection of personalised gifts, handmade favours & seasonal goodies, are planned, produced & packed.
The personalised gifts & thoughtful goodies available include South African themed glass charms and Protea design coaster sets.
Lumela Afrika is a job creation project focusing on employment of single mothers & men from local townships & helping them to obtain a sustainable living
No two of their hand painted enamelware items are completely identical & all are made with tons of love & attention to detail.
Spice Inspired offers beautifully presented selection boxes, celebrating spices across a range of cuisines and cultures - including South Africa! A fantastic gift idea for foodies, or someone missing those home flavours.
CREATIONS FROM MY HAPPY PLACE @creationsfrommyhappyplace
Martie creates beautiful quality handmade gifts with a South African twist! Her designs include her favourite proteas, as well as African motifs and animals, applied to candle holders and home wear.
Lovingly created hand drawn cards, prints and books by the very talented Debi. How lovely is her 'An Alphabet of Africa' children's book?
PRETTY BLEND SILVER
Handcrafted sterling silver jewellery made to order & lots of beautiful pieces readily available for purchase too. Just look at that unique Table Mountain necklace!
Unique handcrafted gifts made from fabric and seeds imported from South Africa. LavenderLily pride themselves on being earth friendly ...all fabrics are 100% cotton and jewellery is handmade from all natural seeds and stones.
Handmade soap, bath bombs and gift sets - including some super fun items with a South African twist. Take a look at their Saffa Spa Gift Tin filled with milktart soap, peppermint crisp tart soap, and vanilla rooibos bath bombs!
UBUNTU GIFT BOX
Ubuntu is an ancient African concept that means showing compassion and kindness towards others. By sending beautifully presented gift boxes straight to the recipient people can show each other that they care or just to say hello. The boxes include handmade clay earrings, some with gorgeous African patterns, prints and finishes.
An exquisite range of bags and accessories made from the distinctive, and traditional South African shweshwe print fabric.
cotton-sox is a ‘proudly handcrafted’ home décor, handbag and accessories business using imported original Three Cats Shweshwe from South Africa. Super all year round gifts, bringing a little bit of Africa to you.
Saffaccessories is a family run online store offering unique Saffa designs. Whether you’re looking for shoes or other Saffa designed merchandise, Saffaccessories has something for everyone to buy and love.
TYD VIR BESKUIT
A nostalgic and comforting hug from my kitchen to yours - have a go! A collection of South African Rusk Recipes to inspire you to have a go at baking these at home.
PEACE OF AFRIKA
This lovely map of Africa sterling Silver bracelet is on special for just £10!
If you are looking for some true “African Spirit” right here in the UK, this is the right place ... a UK-based merchant of proudly African footwear, knitwear and accessories.