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Marukuavi’s Gifts & Beads

At Rosa Marukuavi Kahuna’s stall visitors will find a provocative collection of eco-friendly, low-cost jewellery handmade from natural materials such as glass beads, calabash, bone, horn, seeds, even recycled paper.  Rosa was taught how to make ear, neck and arm/wrist adornments by the previous owner. She...

Hasegurure & Wirebeads

Petra Naruses 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, Petra creates a remarkable variety...

Gem Cutting Namibia

Namibia Italy Gems was founded by Sergio Chiesa, specializing in design and cutting of  exotic pieces of handmade jewellery. Initially the company started with  Makalani palm nuts sculpted into the iconic ladybirds, later moving on to cutting and polishing Namibian gem stones.   Sergio mainly  employs ...

Ekipa Gold Design

Grit Bottcher, a master goldsmith, started Ekipa Gold Design a little more than thirteen years ago.  The designs found at her stall are very intriguing styles, combinations and compositions of handmade jewellery pieces, indicative of a particular aesthetic which has proved tremendously popular and enduringly stylish. Grit...

!Ikhoba Textile Project

The !Ikhoba Textile Project was started in 1983 by sisters Heide, Karin and Ute Lacheiner on their family farm outside Otjiwarongo, in northern Namibia. !Ikhoba is the San word for the riveting Namibian antelope generally known as ‘gemsbok’ or ‘oryx’, or collectively as ‘wild animals...