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This range of Seshweshwe and leather bags and Seshweshwe hats are proudly hand made in South Africa and are truly a celebration of our colorful culture and rich diversity.

 

Each item is a creative work of art that is a contemporary, fun and funky fashion statement.

 

This product range is designed by an amazing South African artist and manufactured in a local factory where rural women and local crafters contribute to these bespoke pieces you see here.  With each purchase you will receive a story on the artist who handmade yours.

 

Seshweshwe” is a printed, dyed, cotton fabric, recognized by its intricate designs.  It was originally dyed indigo, which was naturally obtained from a plant called  Indigofera Tinctoria .  Today a variety of colours exist.  This fabric is mostly used for traditional garments of the Sotho tribe in South Africa as well as Lesotho.