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Hunotjari

Bertha Pakarae started off as a saleslady for several shops, and when her employer returned to Germany she had the opportunity to start her own business, Hunotjari.  She has a wide range of bespoke babies 'clothing made in unusual funky African fabrics, as well as...

Work of Our Hands

In 2003, American citizen Valerie Garber started  an NGO, Work of Our Hands,  in Five Rand Kamp, an informal settlement of Okahandja, Namibia. It currently supports 13 formerly disadvantaged women with skills transfer and craft education. The women are taught the art of making jewellery...

Sara’s Saran

Sara Basson, from Leonardville,  produces useful, decorative pieces which are a variety of bead-edged doilies, dolls, placemats and mobiles. Sara was taught by her mother, which served to guide her entire life and its course to date were shaped by her skills at crafting. After moving...

Rustic Wire & Beads

Angelika Eichas is the creative mind behind a range of wired, beaded and recycled light-fittings, lampshades, mobiles and decorative craft for the home. Using recycled material such as beer-bottle tops, caps, wire, bicycle tyres, makalani shells and old zinc sheets, Angelika creates a remarkable variety of...

Ondjaba Shop Art

Johanna Shilongo produces all the clothing sold at her stall.  The distinctive striped material used for the traditional dresses worn by Namibia’s Owambo women, represent the three different tribes – the Kwanyama, Ndonga and Ngandjera.  Traditional the pink colour was obtained by grinding stone, and...

Omba Arts Trust

For the past twenty years, the Omba Trust has worked closely with the Ju/Hoansi community in Namibia to foster a sustainable development model to integrate the rare skills of the Ju/Hoansi into the mainstream economy. The Ju/Hoansi is a San tribal community in rural Namibia, confined...

Omaruru Gemstones

The attractive town of Omaruru is situated close to the Erongo Mountains, which is renowned for its wide variety of high quality gemstones and minerals.  Omaruru Gemstones Processing Company was established by miner Eric Goagoses and German gemologist Hans and focuses on its own small...

Miracle Arts & Crafts

Miracle Arts & Crafts is a relatively small stall in the Namibia Crafts Centre but what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for with a resplendent and truly amazing variety of small to medium sized handicrafts from every imaginable corner of Namibia. The...

Emage Workshop

Description Emage Workshop has been crafting for over ten years and is highly equipped with the skills-development and discipline required to mesh the open-ended, unstructured artistic process on the one hand, with the goal-orientated, structured process of craft-making on the other. Emage Workshop takes conventional, acceptable forms...

Kasupi Craft

The Kasupi Crafts exclusively retail ‘fashionable’ clothing, jewellery, accessories and selected apparel, like T-shirts, made or decorated by hand, almost entirely originating from the Namibian craft sector. Owner of the stall, Josephine Kasupi, formerly worked for 13 years for the owner of Tomcat, and later became...