Lizzy & Vince Beadworks was stared by Elizabeth Siphiwe Gwebu. She has been beading since the age of five when her mother died and her grandmother taught her the art of beading. Since then she has sold to shops, vendors and flea markets. In 2011 Gwebu and her husband Vincent formally founded Lizzy & Vince Beadworks. Together will a group of women from rural communities, Lizzy & Vince create unique and exclusive wall hangings, placemats, coasters, vases, baskets, jewellery and more. In 2006 Elizabeth was invited to the USA to showcase her creative work.