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Made By Jewellery

June 6, 2018


You know when you’re sitting at home on the couch thinking, I wish I could do something that I’ve never done before just so I can try it out and see if it’s something that I like? It’s so cool doing things that are out of your comfort zone, things that challenge your creativity in a way that is so different to what you do in your everyday life.

I love making things with my hands, I always have ever since I was a little kid. In fact, I still have a few pieces of pottery I lovingly carved and moulded for my parents when I was in Primary School, granted I can’t tell what one or two of the items are supposed to be, so I’ll just say that I have an awesome collection of ashtrays and…paperweights. That’s the best part about pottery I guess when in doubt about a piece, it can always just be a paperweight.

A little while ago a couple of my friends, Henriette Botha and Nikki Sherman, who have started their own very pretty jewellery line called Made By started hosting an array of Ring Carving Workshops at various venues in and around Joburg and I thought it would be cool to try my hand at ring making. I thought I wear rings, I like rings and who knows maybe I’ll land up making something that becomes a family heirloom one day.

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September 4, 2012


Here is some very exciting news guys, there is a new Pop-Up Shop opening in Jozi very soon called Stad. It’s happening at 70 Juta Street, Braamfontein and it starts on the 14th of September and runs till mind December. There are some super talented designers involved in the whole thing, so it should be very very cool: Dark Horse, Mingo Lamberti, Lauren Fowler, Dear Rae, Woven Ceramics, Diana Ceramics

For more information on this event you can contact them here: email: / phone: (011) 083 9915 /

 – We’re very excited to be part of a collaborative pop-up shop in Johannesburg. The brands taking part in STAD were carefully selected to offer a full and varied customer experience that aims to allow every customer visiting to find something they love. STAD – new collaborative store of Cape Town design brands comes to Johannesburg. 


Events, PLACES, places to go, stuff to do

GIVEAWAY: Little Dragon

August 28, 2012

Hey guys, I have a pair of Little Dragon tickets to giveaway to one of you guys (Thanks to Andrew). This is going to be a quick competition as the concert is in the next couple of days. Just leave me a comment with your name and I will choose a winner on Thursday morning. Cool? Cool.