The Post Office produced a series of commemorative stamps and envelopes in partnership with the Iziko Museums of South Africa of ceramic vessels, held in the collections of the museum. A Bambanani bowl, created by Sisanda Mbana in 2008, was one of the vessels chosen to be featured – a huge honour for Zizamele.
EXPORTER OF THE YEAR FINALIST
DATE : 2013
Zizamele Ceramics was a finalist in the ABSA/Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Cape Exporter of the Year Competition.
SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS RUNNER UP IN CAPE
DATE : 2012
Zizamele Ceramics was the runner up in the Cape Talk Small Business Awards of 2012 and their Bambanani bowl was the given to the Mayor of Cape Town, Patricia De Lille, to display in her office.
CAPE CRAFT ICON
DATE : 01 December 2007
The Cape Craft & Design Institute recognises Zizamele Ceramics as a Cape Craft Icon.
DE KRAAL GALLERY AWARD
DATE : 08 October 2006
De Kraal Gallery Award, received by Sisanda Mbana at the Ceramics SA National Exhibition 2006, for her intricately designed Bambanani Bowl.
COROBRIK COLLECTION GALLERY
Sisanda Mbana’s 12 lady bowl acquired for the Corobrik Collection Gallery in Pretoria.
NATIONAL CERAMICS MAGAZINE
Ubuntu Bowl made the cover of the National Ceramics magazine.