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Why Uniquely African home decor? Our uniquely African home decor range of products are thoughtfully curated from suppliers in South Africa to add another layer to the interior decor in your home. The ornamental beaded hen is a perfect example of the thinking behind the AuraDecor home decor and gift brand. By taking a rural icon such as the humble chicken and giving it a delightfully zany South African street art twist it will add a pop of colour and personality to many areas of the home. The stunning seedpod chandeliers and colourful ceramics are handcrafted by Fair Trade partners in South Africa, working with artisans from local communities. These products are exclusively available in the UK through AuraDecor Designs.

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Pure New Wool Scatter Cushion

100% pure new wool scatter cushion, crafted using the ancient art of hand felting. These beautiful bespoke cushions were made in  South Africa as part of a collabortion between Krafthaus and AuraDecor Designs. Each cushion is manufactured in South Africa using a blend of kid angora mohair and 20.5 micron merino wool and hand dyed with environmentally safe dye imported from Germany. The warm colour palette of dark charcoal, rich cream, golden mustard and blue-green teal is designed to create a touch of luxury and add texture to your interior decor scheme. Choose your favourite colour in the home textile tab.

What is special about these 100% pure new wool scatter cushion?

100% natural, 100% renewable, 100% sustainable and 100% biodegradable, wool is an exellent choice for interior home decor products. It is warm yet cool and well known for it’s softness and beautiful finish.

This bespoke home textile range forms part of our Uniquely African range. Our company has South African roots and we travel frequently to South Africa. We meet with designers to exclusively source top quality South African home decor products. Most noteworthy, these unique and bespoke African decorations will give your home an original feel with 100% authentic African sourced designs.

Dimensions: 50cm x 30cm

Each piece is made individually and may differ slightly in size.

1. Dry clean or gently cold wash only.

2. Use a gentle soap.

3. Dry in shade (sunlight will face dark colours).

4. A front end loader washing machine may be used with a small amount of gentle soap on the wool cycle (no longer than 30 degrees.

Inners of scatter cushions are not included. A dust proof percale cotto cover filled with goose feather down cushion pad is recommended.

These authentic pure wool scatter cushions are available in charcoal, teal, cream and mustard.

from £60.00

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Faux Trophy Head – Botanical Leaf Print

Faux trophy head in a modern botanical print. Create drama and get the epitome of eco chic with the beautifully drawn and printed kudu trophy head. The crisp white background of birch ply board is an ideal way to showcase  the maximal botanical leaf design in tones of cool forest greens.

Faux Trophy Head 3D Wall Sculpture

How could you add modern botanical style to your current interior decor scheme?

Inspired by nature, one of the latest interior decor trends is for ‘bringing the outside in’. Imagine lush patterned foliage, maximal botanical prints and layering of shades of green.  Positioning a faux trophy head with its botanical print in a prominent place in your home is an easy and unexpected way to introduce this trend to an already established interior decor scheme. It’s the ultimate way of bringing together flora and fauna in one place.

Besides being a striking addition to any interior space, they are extremely well made. Joanna Orr of Head on Design also collaborates with various artists to produce a beautiful range of printed animal heads in themes that typically embrace South African trends, inspired by our natural as well as historical heritage.

The sculptures are sold flat packed with clear, easy-to-follow assembly instructions. Enjoy creating this 3D wall art.

Dimensions: 62cm (H) x 41cm (W) x 38cm (D)

This range forms part of our Uniquely African range. Our company has South African roots and we travel frequently to South Africa. We meet with designers to exclusively source top quality South African home decor products. Most noteworthy, these unique African decorations will give your home an original feel with 100% authentic African sourced designs. See other uniquely South African products for the home here

Available in 3 unique, inspiring designs which are both eco and animal friendly.

£185.00

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Red Suede Wall Mounted Kudu Head

Red Suede Wall mounted kudu head wall sculpture. A stunning 3Dimensional kudu head covered with beautiful red suede. Guaranteed to deliver a striking style statement in your home. Made from recycled shanks board and tastefully clad in beautiful red bovine leather. This wonderfully clever piece of ‘Afro-chic’ wall art will look good in so many of the interior spaces of your home. At AuraDecor, we are very excited to have procured these gorgeous artistic wall sculptures which form part of our Uniquely African range.

From her studio at the foot of Table Mountain, Joanna Orr of Head On Design creates these beautiful contemporary African animal wall sculptures. A graceful take on traditional hunting trophies, they serve to celebrate our wildlife, but without the bloodshed.

A big lover of nature, her products are made with our fragile earth in mind. and manufactured by only using sustainable or recycled materials. Donations are also made to wildlife conservation yearly.

What’s so unique about the red suede wall mounted kudu head?

Besides being a striking addition to any interior space, they are extremely well made. Joanna often collaborates with various artists to produce a beautiful range of printed heads in themes that are typically embracing of Southern African trends, inspired by our natural as well as historical heritage.

The beautifully boxed Wall Mounted Sculpture comes flat-packed with clear instructions on how to assemble and hang.  Therefore they make the perfect gift for a conservationist or animal lover.

This range forms part of our Uniquely African range. Our company has South African roots and we travel frequently to South Africa. We meet with designers to exclusively source top quality South African home decor products. Most noteworthy, these unique African decorations will give your home an original feel with 100% authentic African sourced designs.

DIMENSIONS:

62cm (H) x 41cm (W) x 38cm (D)

Available in 3 unique, inspiring designs which are both eco and animal friendly.

£165.00

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Made from 100% cream cotton the crochet guest towel is hand knitted and makes an ideal gift for the home lover. The knitted body of the guest towel is cream in colour and each towel is also embellished with a small crochet flower and loop so that the towel can be hung on a hook in the bathroom.
The crochet flower motif is offered in different colour options namely jade, lime, orange, pink and red, to co-ordinate with your bathroom colour scheme.

Every Guest Towel is handmade by one of our fair trade partners in South Africa, who employ local tradesmen to make these unique textiles for the home and they are offered for you to enjoy in your home.
Because these are a hand made item please expect variations which we believe are part of their charm. Approximate size:
Length 40cm
Width 32cm

We suggest that the towel is washed with washing detergent only on 40 degree wash. Fabric softener is not necessary on this product.

Great gift for Mother’s Day or a Birthday.

 

 

 

£17.00

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Grey Table Runner with Crochet Lace Edging

Our grey table runner is made from natural fabric and features the iconic pincushion protea flower. The contemporary design was created by textile designer Ena Heese from Cape Town South Africa.

Ena is constantly inspired by the patterns, symbols, arts and crafts from all over the African continent. The Pincushion is a part of the protea family in the plant kingdom and is indigenous to Southern Africa.

The Embellished grey table runner has been edged with 100% ecru cotton lace hand crochet detail on all four sides.

Placed on a dining room table or on a sideboard in your living room this elegant grey and off-white runner will make a striking addition to your room décor. Generously sized. If you are wondering what to give to your mum this mothering Sunday look no further – she will love this beautiful table runner.

Beautiful gift for the home maker.

Dimensions:

Extra Length: 2.5m x 48cm wide

£45.00

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Christmas Décor ideas!……Wondering how to decorate your Christmas tree? This fun wire and bead 3D Christmas Tree Decoration Christmas Pudding will add an element of humour when hung on the Christmas tree. Vibrant red, white, and green Christmas Puddings that look good enough to eat and make a great gift idea too. Part of our handmade wire and beaded Christmas Tree Ornaments range.

Designed and handmade in South Africa by one of our Fair Trade accredited enterprises that creates employment for many talented people in the field of wire and bead art.

Height: 11cm  x 20cm circumference

Weight: 75g

Christmas Tree Decorations exclusively available in the UK through AuraDecor Designs

 

£10.00

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Novelty Christmas Tree Decorations sold in a 3 pack as follows; 1  x 3D Christmas Pudding, 1 x Gingerbread Man and 1 x 3D Candy Cane.
Each colourful decoration is handmade using wire and glass beads perfect to add a touch of sparkle to the Christmas Tree.
This vibrant and colourful trio of decorations will defintely add an element of fun to any Christmas decor.
Christmas Pudding, Gingerbreadman and Candy Cane also sold seperately at £10 each.
Sizes:
3D Candy Cane – 10cm hanging length x 10cm diameter at widest point
Gingerbread Man – Length 10cm x 7cm width
3D Christmas Pudding – Height 11cm  x 20cm circumference

Where were the Christmas tree decorations made?

Designed and handmade in South Africa by one of our Fair Trade accredited enterprises which creates employment for talented people in the field of wire and bead art.
Available exclusively in the UK through AuraDecor Designs

£25.00

£22.00

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Our Natural Goats Milk Soap is a delightfully whimsical and luxuriously creamy layered soap.
Mild and gentle with an oatmeal exfoliator base which makes this soap a multipurpose luxury. The pretty soap is shaped like a cake slice and decorated with a small shaped rose. Delicately scented with lavender essential oils.

The packaging is a smart black box with butterfly closure and  ribbon.

Almost too pretty to use, this soap is an ideal gift for someone who appreciates fine quality and enjoys bathing luxury.

Add the soap slice to the Christmas Stocking and make someone happy.

Height:6cm
Length:11cm
Width:7.5cm

 

 

£10.00

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Pamper body and soul with our handmade bath teas. Drop one of these cute Bath Teabags into your bath, lie back and enjoy the relaxing health benefits of antioxidant Rooibos.

Comes as a set of two teabags – one Honeybush & Cape Verbena teabag, and one Rooibos & Cape Snowbush teabag.

£5.00

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These handy storage cubes will tidy any area of your home.  Made from organic hemp cotton, with a plastic-coated interior finish.  The large size storage cube has two sturdy  side handles.

The stylish designs have been inspired by nature. Image shows the design of African Lovegrass in green, in storage cube sizes Large, Medium and Small.

An attractive storage solution for shoes in the hallway or books next to your bed.  Store toiletries or cleaning products in your bathroom or  bring order to a teenager bedroom.

Dimension of large Storage Cube: 28cm X 28cm X 28cm

Also available to order in two other sizes – medium and small.

 

£25.00

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The Nautical Cushion Guinea Fowl is a handmade cushion made using 100 percent cotton tie dyed fabric sourced from West Africa. The base cloth has a jacquard design, with tie-dyed indigo blue and white stripes.

Each cushion has been embellished with a placement guinea fowl motif on the front. Each motif is unique.

Our handmade nautical range also includes co-ordinating nautical panel cushion in blue or white; as well as the nautical stripe cushion. With a choice of 3 styles you can mix and match the range.

Each cushion size is 40cm X 40cm, and is supplied with a hollow fibre inner.

 

 

£25.00

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Our agapanthus design cushion has a hand stencilled agapanthus painted onto a blue gingham checked fabric. The fabric is made of 55% linen and 45%cotton woven cotton.

Great for bringing summer into your conservatory, kitchen or bedroom. This attractive and popular design will add some arts and crafts charm to your home décor scheme.

Is the agapanthus design cushion machine washable?

Easy to clean the cushion cover can be washed following the washing instructions below. We have used high quality paint for the stencilling which can be washed on a normal cycle in the washing machine.

45 x 45 cm cushion with hollow fibre filled inner.

Care Instructions for cushion cover:
Machine wash at 40 degrees Celcius
Iron medium temperature
Do not Bleach
Do not Tumble dry
Do not Dryclean

£32.00

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Agapanthus design scatter cushion hand stencilled onto 55% linen/45% cotton blend woven Checked fabric. The bold design and vibrant purple on the scatter cushion will add a pop of colour which will add subtle tones of purple hues on soft green. The agapanthus is a flower indigenous to South Africa and this scatter cushion is an elegant and contemporary way to add a floral element to any interior design scheme.
Great for bringing summer into your conservatory, kitchen or even a bedroom.

45cm x 45cm cushion with zip and hollow fibre filled inner.

Care Instructions for cushion cover:
Machine wash at 40degrees Celcius
Iron medium temperature
Do not Bleach
Do not Tumble dry
Do not Dryclean

£32.00

Blue Agapanthus Cushion, a Hand Stencilled design on 55%linen/45%cotton cream fabric.
AuraDecor Designs carefully and meticulously hand stencils every designer cushion. The process involves multiple layers of stencilling, one layer at a time, to achieve the final colour and depth of the flower design.

These designer cushions are ideal in a bedroom, a conservatory or kitchen.

50cm x 50cm with hollow fibre filled inner, and fitted with a zip.

The Agapanthus Cushion is also available in a purple colourway.

Care Instructions:
Machine wash, 40degrees Celsius.
Iron, medium temperature.
Do not bleach.
Do not tumble dry.
Do not dry clean.
Shrinkage 4%.

NOTE – Due to high demand, our stock level of this popular design is currently low. As this is a hand stencilled cushion, please allow an additional 7 days for delivery.

£35.00

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A Purple Agapanthus cushion with a design of the Agapanthus or ‘African Lily’  flowers. Hand stencilled on 55%linen/45%cotton cream fabric.
AuraDecor Designs carefully and meticulously hand stencils every cushion. The process involves multiple layers of stencilling, one layer at a time, to achieve the final colour and depth of the flower design.

Ideal in a bedroom, conservatory or kitchen.

50cm x 50cm with hollow-fibre inner, fitted with a zip.

The Agapanthus cushion is also available in a blue colourway.

Care Instructions:
Machine wash, 40degrees Celsius.
Iron, medium temperature.
Do not bleach.
Do not tumble dry.
Do not dry clean.
Shrinkage 4%.

NOTE – Due to high demand, our stock level of this popular design is currently low. As this is a hand stencilled cushion, please allow an additional 7 days for delivery.

 

 

£35.00

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Novelty 3D Christmas tree decorations. A fun ‘take’ on traditional tree decor.  Handmade from wire and glass beads. Traditional and comforting the red and white striped candy canes with vibrant green foliage are instantly remiscent of Christmas. Hang them on your tree for a splash of vibrant colour this Christmas.

Made for AuraDecor Designs by our Fair Trade accredited enterprises that creates employment for many talented people in the field of wire and bead art.

Size: 10cm hanging length x 10cm diameter at widest point.

Christmas Tree Decoration Candy Cane available exclusively in the UK through AuraDecor Designs.

Other designs available too. See the Gingerbread Man

£10.00

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Fun wire and bead 3D Christmas Tree decoration Gingerbread man.
These sturdy handmade novelty tree decorations will add an element of humour on the tree.  All of the best decorated Christmas trees will want to have these cute Gingerbread men, made using chocolate brown beads with white button and bow tie detail. A fun idea as a quirky stocking filler or an unusual gift for someone with a sense of humour. Fair Trade Christmas.

The Christmas Tree decs Gingerbread man is designed and handmade in South Africa by one of our Fair Trade accredited enterprises that creates employment for many talented people in the field of wire and bead art.

Length:10cm x 7cm width

Available exclusively in the UK through AuraDecor Designs

 

 

£10.00

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Handmade cushion finished off with a bead embellishment.
100 percent cotton tie-dyed fabric sourced from West Africa. The base cloth has a jacquard design, with tie-dyed tan black and white stripe effect.

Size 40cm X 40cm, includes a hollow-fibre inner.

Please note that although we carry some stock, this is a handmade product and there may be a wait period before delivery. We will notify you if this is the case.

£25.00

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Handmade cushion finished with a hand block printed design in gold.
100 percent cotton tie-dyed fabric sourced from West Africa. The base cloth has a jacquard design, with tie-dyed tan black and white stripe effect.
The black panel on the front of this cushion is also made of 100% cotton fabric.

Size 40cm X 40cm, includes a hollow-fibre inner.

Please note that although we carry some stock, this is a handmade product and there may be a wait period before delivery. We will notify you if this is the case.

£22.00

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This decorative standing jewellery organiser is a fun way to display your favourite pieces on your dressing table. With enough hooks and holes to store at least 10 pairs of stud earrings and many necklaces, rings and bangles. This typical South African product will look spectacular as a centrepiece on the dressing table.
If you are looking for a decorative yet practical gift idea for an 18th or 21st birthday you have just found it! This jewellery organiser, part of our ‘African Mama’ range will be a quirky, unusual present for the jewellery lover, student or for yourself. Declutter your dressing table with this excellent storage solution which is a decorative element on it’s own.

In a choice of white or black.

Made from sturdy metal the ‘Mama Preshus’ Head will add contemporary style with a quirky South African twist and add a touch of South African glamour to .

Arrives flat-packed. Easy assembly.

Height; 32cm x Width: 21cm

£23.00

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This decorative jewellery organiser on it’s compressed wooden stand is a fun way to display jewellery. With many places to hang earrings, necklaces, rings and bangles.

Looking for gift ideas for a friend, girlfriend, 18th birthday, 21st birthday or bridesmaid gift?

The search is over!  This jewellery tidy which is part of our ‘African Mama’ range will be a quirky, fun yet practical present for the jewellery lover or someone who is difficult to shop for.

The sturdy black metal ‘Mama Ta Dah!’ figure stand is part of our ‘Mama Africa’ range and will add contemporary style and glamour and a fun element to any dressing table. A proudly South African product.
Arrives flat-packed making it easy to post.
Height:25cm including base x Width:28cm cm

 

£20.00

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Hand-painted decorative ceramic boat bowl.  An eye-catching centrepiece on any table or equally effective for serving salad or rice dishes.  Available in vibrant colours.

High fired microwave and dishwasher proof.  Colours are food safe and glazing is lead free.

Dimensions: H 7.5cm, L 36cm, W 13 – 15cm  (This is a hand crafted product and so these dimensions are approximate)

£50.00

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The seedpod chandelier with glass beads is an unusual juxtaposition of designer meets arts and crafts. The result is  this unique hand crafted chandelier which forms part of our craft lighting range.

An exquisitely constructed high-end quality, handmade chandelier. Each hand chandelier is made from painted jacaranda seed pods and embellished with glass beads. The designer of the chandelier calls it Eco Décor.

The chandelier will look good in a sleek modern home with an eco twist or equally stylish when used in a shabby chic interior design scheme.

Contact us directly to order a custom made Seedpod Chandelier

Please contact us directly if you wish to purchase this product as each chandelier is made to order.

There is a lead time of 8 weeks. Once manufactured this product will be delivered directly from the manufacturer to you.

Diameter: 35cm Height: 60cm

£255.00

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Exquisite handcrafted seedpod chandelier on metal frame embellished with glass bead detail. Each Eco Décor chandelier is an original piece of art. The hand crafted seedpod chandelier has been made using natural materials which are locally sourced. The jacaranda pods are dried and then painted white before being strung into the unique chandelier.  Made by a local community co-operative in South Africa. The seedpod chandelier forms part of our craft lighting range and is sourced from one of our fairtrade partners.

Please contact us if you wish to purchase this product. There is a lead time of 6-8 weeks as the product is made to order, and will be delivered directly from the manufacturer to your door.

Dimensions: D:35cm H: 40cm

£175.00

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Add the Beaded Wire Craft Apple to your décor and instantly add a touch of bling and glamour on your sideboard, dining room table or coffee table in the living room. Original and uniquely decorative example of beaded African handwork.  Hand-crafted by our Fair Trade partners in South Africa. Each apple is shaped using wire and then the craftsman adds the glass beads one at a time on thin wire to which is bent around the apple shape.

Ideas for displaying the beaded wire craft apple

We suggest a display of three, five or seven of these delicate beaded wire craft fruit in shades of gold and white. These elegant apples make a decorative statement when placed in a bowl in the centre of the dining room table, sideboard or ideal as a coffee table centrepiece. Chose a bowl in wood, glass or use an attractive basket to best display this product.

See our hand crafted ceramic Boat Bowls for a truly unique way to display the beaded wire craft apples

 

£17.00

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A beautiful handcrafted Protea shaped tealight holder which is formed out of sturdy wire with red, pink and orange and clear glass beads.
The Protea, sometimes also called Sugarbush (Suikerbos in Afrikaans) is a flowering shrub indigenous to South Africa and an iconic symbol of the flora of this beautiful country.

When the Tealight candle is lit the beads sparkle and emit a soft glow.
The Tealight holder looks equally elegant as a centrepiece on a dinner table, or on a sideboard in the living room.

Two sizes are available:
Small – Height 8cm x Width 8cm
Large – Height 13cm x Width 13cm
As this is a handmade product, these sizes are approximate.

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This fine example of contemporary African wire and bead craft art blends First World resources with traditional Third World craft skills. Made by our Fair trade partners in South Africa.

Height: 30cm  x 32cm length x 18cm width

 

£95.00

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A wire bead craft hen – what an unusual gift idea for a friend who keeps chickens as pets. They will love the individual character of each handcrafted hen.

This popular hand beaded Large Standard Hen is crafted in South Africa by one of our Fair Trade partners. Blending traditional Third World craft skills with First World resources.

Each hen is painstakingly shaped and then beaded by hand, taking many hours to create a truly unique piece.

Add a dash of colour and quirky style to any room in the home.

A great gift idea for a chicken lover or chicken collector, or anyone with a sense of humour.

Available in red, black or white colourways.
H: 30cm W: 16cm  L: 30cm

£70.00

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This popular hand beaded Pecking Hen has been designed exclusively for AuraDecor Designs and crafted in South Africa by one of our Fair Trade partners.

Each hen is painstakingly shaped and then beaded by hand taking many hours to create a truly unique piece.

Add a dash of colour and quirky style to any room in the home with this wire art piece.

Available in red, black or white colour ways.
Approximate Dimensions: H: 28cm W:16cm  L:30cm

£70.00

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Our fun and quirky handmade Wire Craft and Bead decorative chicken makes an excellent and unique gift for a chicken lover or chicken collector.
This piece of South African Art is exclusively crafted by our Fairtrade partners, and takes a British icon giving it a delightfully zany South African twist.

Available in red, black, yellow or white colourways.
Approximate Dimensions H: 18cm W:11cm  L:19cm

from £40.00

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Hand Printed Fabric Table Runner

Our designer hand printed fabric table runner is made from good quality 100% cotton and features the popular swallow bird motif. The contemporary design was created by experienced textile designer Ena Heese from Cape Town South Africa.

Where does Ena get the creative inspiration for the fabric table runner from?

Ena is constantly inspired by the patterns, symbols, arts and crafts from all over the African continent and her attractive fabrics reflect this.

“My vision is to design and produce a unique product that embodies the concept of proudly South-African.

My mission statement is “for home, body and soul”.

The hemline of each fabric table runner is delicately hand embroidered outlining a few of the swallows giving this table runner an arts and crafts touch.

Placing the runner on a dining room table or on a sideboard is popular in South Africa and it will look equally good in any living or dining room. This elegant grey and off-white runner will be a striking addition to your room décor.

A beautiful ‘swallows’ table runner which will make an unusual gift for the home maker, gift for the birdlover, wedding list gift, wedding gift.

Dimensions: Dining Table Runner: 1.95m x 44cm wide

£45.00

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