When it comes to weddings and anniversaries, it can be hard to find a gift that reflects and epitomizes the love shared by that special couple in your life. While expensive, exotic and brand name items are a common choice, unique handmade gifts that support a struggling community are sure to stand out and be memorable. For example, a handcrafted porcelain flower vase from The Curious Tour is not just a stunning addition to home décor, it also symbolizes the love that blooms in a married couple’s life together. Not only is it a gorgeous piece of art, it is created by skilled artisans in Cape Town, South Africa.
You can find gorgeous home décor for the newly-weds, or items for a romantic candle lit dinner so your special couple can celebrate their anniversary in the perfect ambience. We have selected some of our favorite gifts, so shop online for your favorite couples!
These beautiful and fragile vases handcrafted in the studio of Lisa Firer Design make for a gorgeous gift. The vases are delicately detailed with porcelain fynbos which are small shrubs. These will adorn the homes of couples who share love as beautiful as these vases. If you gift them for a wedding, the new couple may just want to rush to feature them at their joyful ceremony. Wouldn’t that be an exquisite centerpiece?
With these unique handmade baskets, hemp, a traditionally humble material is crafted with a new, sophisticated and contemporary South African aesthetic. The nest baskets are made by craftswomen in Cape Town, South Africa. The quality of the expert handwork cannot be replicated by machine. These nest bowls are sure to adorn any home: put them on your coffee table, sideboard or kitchen counter. They make the most wonderful wedding or anniversary gifts.
Nothing sets the tone like beautiful handmade tealights. This collection of porcelain tealights by Lisa Firer Design comes in 6 individually crafted styles as a set of 6. Embossed geometric and botanical patterns look stunning in candlelight and are sure to be a lovely heartwarming gift for a wedding or anniversary. Like every couple, these tealights aren’t perfect, however, the imperfections of handcrafted creations make us love them even more.
South African artist, JP Meyer designs these stunning ‘Ball Vases’ by hand painting an intricate pattern on this uniquely shaped vase. It makes a lovely and unique wedding and milestone anniversary gift. The contemporary South African aesthetic compliments any interior décor and your favorite couple is sure to treasure it as much as we do.
Special occasions call for special desserts! These oblong horn serving bowls are perfect for a rich chocolate mousse or a light lemon panna cotta for everyone to enjoy and celebrate a wedding or anniversary. These horns are ecologically harvested and are a natural food by-product in Uganda. The horns undergo an extensive process of boiling, shaping, cooling, and polishing to a high luster. Each final product is unique and special, just like your favorite couples!
Explore all our collections to find exquisite handmade gifts that are perfect for you or someone special in your life.
To learn more about our unique handmade gifts, including porcelain flower vases and tealights, contact The Curious Tour online today or call (212) 691-9153.