My parent have just been on holiday in Swaziland and South Africa. We used to live in Swaziland when I was a kid so the country will always have a special place in my heart. As will the handicrafts found there, which have always had a permanent place decorating both my parents and my home. Therefore I just wanted to show off a few of the things my mother brought home from three of my favourite craft workshops in Swaziland.
Tintsaba is a sisal weaving workshop. In the US you can buy their baskets through Baskets of Africa. You can also buy some of their things products through Amazon (check out my affiliate links at the bottom).
And Ngwenya Glass is a handblown glass workshop that specialises in african animals and have the most beautiful signature wine glasses. I already own several of those and will show them off when we take our stuff out of storage again
You can buy their glass ware through British Amazon (check out the affiliates link below).
You can also buy products from all three Swazi craft workshops as well as others (Swazi Candles, Gone Rural, Qwazi Design and Black Mamba) through the Pure Swazi website.
A couple of links to online shops that cary Swazi craft products:
- Pure Swazi (in Swaziland)
- Shake the Dust (in the UK)
- Story Company (in the US)
- Worldly Wares (in the US)
- Baskets of Africa (in the US)
A couple of Amazon affiliates links: