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2017.11.05 | The Story

Ngwenya Glass

In the African Kingdom of Swaziland is a mountain that resembles a basking crocodile. At the foot of the mountain is the village of Ngwenya – the Swazi word for crocodile – home to Ngwenya Glass. The scene from the balcony above the furnaces is a compelling sight.

2017.11.05 | The Story

Wonki Ware

Wonki Ware its lightweight yet durable, microwave and dishwasher safe quality. The slow-craft, human-touch approach to production ­­means that each Wonki Ware piece passes through 18 pairs of hands from clay mixing, rolling, shaping, sun drying, firing, decorating, waxing, glazing to quality checking.

 

 

2017.11.05 | The Design Destination

Singita Sweni

Source is passionate about the evolution of African design. Given the continent’s cultural wealth, unique narratives and incredible natural beauty, it’s no surprise that it is fast becoming the new design frontier.