Songezo Baleni

With his range of fine woven jewellery, Songezo Baleni is establishing himself as a design force to be reckoned with.

Songezo Baleni is a Durban-based jeweller, specialising in the production of fine woven jewellery. Baleni uses traditional grass weaving and braiding techniques to produce rings, earrings, necklaces, cufflinks and bracelets out of precious metals and gemstones. Baleni was a Design Indaba Emerging Creative in 2012, and was named one of House and Leisure's Rising Stars the following year.