There is something undeniably unique and masterful about South African handmade décor.
These exemplary creations are designed and created by artists who are deeply embedded in their history, heritage and culture, with an eye on both tradition and innovation.
You’ll see how every item we curate in our fabulous collections reflects this “looking back, looking forward” approach.
If you are eager to give your space a conversation piece that makes a bold, classy statement, you’re in the right place. Today we are delighted to present 4 talented artists from South Africa and their fascinating artistry.
4 Exquisite Items in The Curious Tour’s South African Handmade Home/Office Décor Collection
Potina Flared Bowl with Concentric Circles: Vuyisa “Elvis” Potina, is a South African ceramic artist who finds inspiration in his Xhosa roots.
In his native rural Eastern Cape, “to work with our hands is part of our culture”, and Potina stays true to this legacy. This smoke-fired ceramic bowl with its gorgeous design and unique shape lends a touch of understated elegance to your space.
Leave it as is, a stand-alone art piece or embellish it with decorative gemstones, crystals or beads or anything else you choose that will look classy and enhance a room.
JP Meyer Droplet Vase, Black with White Checks: A vase is a container for flowers, correct? It is, but that’s just one functional aspect of this handcrafted black and white vase designed and masterfully painted by South African ceramic artist, JP Meyer.
Themba Masala Bowls: Papier-mâché sculptor, handcrafter, and painter, Themba Masala, works with talented artisans in a rural South African community to create these vibrant bowls.
Needless to say, behind every successful man is an equally creative woman. Themba’s wife, Nombulelo, paints many of these gorgeous pieces herself. Imaginative birds and foliage are her specialties. The Masalas have been sold in France, Switzerland and Germany.
We have these exclusive pieces in a few different sizes to suit your tastes. Order them online today. Free shipping within the USA on all orders over $50.00.
Anthony Shapiro 12 1/2"H Cobalt Blue & White Ceramic Bottle with Crossed Lines: Eager to make room for some award-winning South African handmade décor in your home or office? Make way for these one-of-a-kind creations from multi-award-winning ceramic artist, Anthony Shapiro.
His minimalist style combines contemporary design with classic shapes. His blue and white vase can display gorgeous flowers or can stand as a unique art piece. How will you choose to display this vase in your classy home or office?
Buy gifts for your loved ones or add a touch of elegance and unmistakable style to your own home.
Call (212) 691-9153 if you have any questions or need help finding the perfect handcrafted gifts and décor items created by South African artists.