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Ceramic workshops for kids at Imhoff Farm

Zizamele Ceramics will be hosting holiday ceramic workshop at Imhoff Farm over the June/July school holidays. To find out more, contact Toni on info@zizamele.co.za. We also do birthday party ceramic workshops – great for winter babies. The healing, therapeutic properties of clay are well documented and working with clay is great for children of all ages. […]

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Zizamele Ceramics on Craftscurator

Zizamele Ceramics was recently featured on Craftscurator, an international trend guide on global crafts and handmade design. Craftscurator is coaching a group of 29 companies from South Africa. In this long term programme, exporters are learning what it takes to launch product ranges on the European market. Irene Vermeulen, the trends expert from Craftscurator, is […]

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Desmond and Leah Tutu’s 50th wedding anniversary

Zizamele Ceramics has been commissioned to produce 25 of their signature Bambanani Bowls for Desmond and Leah Tutu’s 50th wedding anniversary in July. The Bambanani Bowl is an African version of the Friendship Bowl, also known as the Ubuntu Bowl. The iconic image of a group of Xhosa women holding hands encircles the bowl. “For the […]

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Zizamele heading to Tokyo and Melbourne

Zizamele is heading to Asia and then “down under” to showcase new colours and products in the Zizamele Ceramics range. We’ll be at GIFTEX in Tokyo from 8–10 July 2015, Japan’s leading trade fair for all kinds of gift items. “In 2008 we met a loyal client from Tokyo who has ordered from us since then and it […]

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Zizamele Ceramics at The Watershed

Zizamele Ceramics is proud to be a permanent exhibitor at the V&A Waterfront’s vibrant new craft and design market, The Watershed. Curated by Trevyn McGowan of Source SA, Watershed has a wide product offering across various categories, all creatively designed, beautifully crafted and produced entirely in Africa. Here you will find all our old favourites – […]

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SARCDA show in Joburg

Zizamele Ceramics and Urshworks Ceramics: Hall 2, stand L10. Zizamele will once again be participating in the SARCDA Christmas trade exhibition, held at Gallagher Convention Centre  in Midrand, Gauteng. The exhibition runs from the 22nd – 25th August and showcases products from the gift, toy and decor industries. There are plenty of innovative and inspiring […]

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Zizamele as shop of the month in the CCDI newsletter

The Zizamele ceramics shop at Imhoff farm has been selected and showcased as the shop of the month in the June newsletter of the Cape Craft and Design Institute’s online newsletter. The Cape Craft & Design Institute (CCDI) was set up in 2001 to promote and grow craft as an economic sector in the Western […]

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Personalized ceramics from Zizamele

We were commissioned by a lady named Cecile from Johannesburg, to make a 12-lady Bambanani bowl for her in various shades of…RED! Sisanda Mbana, one of our star artists, rose to the challenge beautifully, and this is the finished product:   If you want a specific colour or set of colours for your Bambanani bowl […]

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Rondebosch Potters Market

This past Saturday, we were up bright and early to take part in one of Cape Town’s finest and longest-running markets – the Cape Town Potters Market in Rondebosch Park. It was a great market with lots of beautiful wares on sale. Zizamele did well as always, with the new functional range of vases, platters […]

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