Guide to buying jewellery in Africa

Guide to buying jewellery in Africa

Africa is a fabulous destination under many aspects, but few people at the moment think of it as a shopping destination – and that’s a pity, cause Africa offers truly remarkable crafting, especially when it comes to jewellery. Of course, your choice of an African destination when it comes to a guide to buying jewellery in Africa depends very much on your understanding of the world jewellery. If you mean precious metals and gems, then you probably know already that Africa is among the big... [ read more ]

Souvenir Shopping in Cape Town

Souvenir Shopping in Cape Town

As South Africa’s prime tourist destination, Cape Town is definitely the place to look for gifts and souvenirs. It would be a pity to travel in such an interesting and exotic place and not bring a tiny part of it at home. There was a time when African arts and crafts represented a true revelation for European artist and designers, and people would pay millions for an African mask. Many of the traditional African costumes can be considered themselves as authentic works of art, not to mention th... [ read more ]