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A creative that made the career transition from architect to jewellery designer.
This jewellery designer rethinks the role of the bead.
Kamila Iżykowicz is a poetic designer, creating with a mixture of skill, knowledge and intuition. Her work is based on the senses and an understanding of time.
As a firm believer of experimentation and originality, this young jewellery designer creates unique yet uniform pieces.
The Shauna Neill brand ethos is deeply rooted in the desire to create accessories which appeal to contemporary women who want something unique and considered.
Nondwe Nyathi is a self-taught designer and founder of her own jewellery brand, Indwe Designs.
Madri van Zyl
Madri van Zyl is a Stellenbosch University graduate specialising in Contemporary Jewellery Design. She founded Iloni Jewellery in 2015.
The delicate and unique pieces that make up the Maev Rose line are completely handmade and designed by Maeve Roseveare herself.
Philisa Zibi is the founder and artist behind MA ART Jewellery, a geometric jewellery brand from Sophiatown.
Lynne Avis is the jeweller behind the brand Obtuse, which explores alternate forms and shapes for jewellery.
Founder of WAIF, Gisele Human strives to create wearable art.
Beryl Dingemans takes her inspiration from Africa in the 1970s – eclectic, vibrant and luxurious in a uniquely Afrocentric way.
White Rabbit Days
White Rabbit Days create handmade jewellery pieces from unexpected materials.
Ekurhuleni Jewellery Project
Ekurhuleni Jewellery Project is a non-profit organisation offering skills programmes and industry training.
Black Betty Design
Black Betty Design offers handcrafted jewellery by designer Kristin Weixelbaumer.
The Makery designs and manufactures contemporary beaded necklaces and bracelets.
Anna Rosholt Jewellery Design
Cape Town-based Anna Rosholt creates contemporary, bold pieces for her eponymous label.
Ciani Jewellers is based in Cape Town and specialises in high-quality handmade pieces.
Uté Francke is a contemporary jewellery designer, owner of The Hornet’s Nest and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Michelle Liao is a jewellery designer and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Lloyd Matthew Moodley
Lloyd Matthew Moodley is a Pietermaritzburg-based jewellery designer, blacksmith and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Nicola Hemmes is a jeweller, owner of APIS ATELIER and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Karien van Langelaar
Karien van Langelaar is a jewellery designer and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
Koketso Mohlala is a jewellery designer, owner of Ditsala Designs and part of the 2015 Emerging Creatives programme.
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Fashion is sustainable when it's DIY
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24 Apr 17
Dutch designer Vera de Pont presented her project on DIY fashion and the future of the industry as one of the Design Indaba Global Graduates 2016.
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