2016 Master Weaver Collection
Each basket is designed and made by a Master Weaver and is one of a kind.
This gallery features the baskets that make up the 2016 Collection.
#766 Mickey and Rosie Ester Zulu
Mickey and Rosie are immortalised on a basket, the two dogs that live at Tintsaba.
#763 Domestic Wildlife by Ester Zulu
Another animal inspired basket, from animals that can be found the homestead.
#749 Geometric by Fikile Nkambule
Inspired by flowers and creating a geometric version in this basket.
#770 Chicken Run bt Ester Zulu
Inspired by her surroundings Ester has immortalised her chickens and roosters.
#753 Abstract by Dudu Dladla
The interlocking abstract pattern in unique to the artistic style of Dudu.
#759 Blue Protea by Patricia Dlamini
The protea is native to the region and is a large inspiration for many designs.
#755 Homestead by Nelsiwe Dlamini
Inspired by her home, Nelsiwe created this basket. Huts usually symbolize family, sharing and unity.
#764 Gone Wild by Ester Zulu
Various species of antelope and hornbill birds are commonly found in games parks, now on a basket.
#774 Forrest by Nelsiwe Dlamini
In Swazi culture trees represent prosperity and growth for the homestead and the the local community.
#758 Diamonds by Alice Ndwandwe
The newest Master Weaver this was her first piece, reflecting on through motivation one can transform.
#773 Water Lily Lomsombuluko Dlamini
Inspired by water lilies floating, especially due to Swaziland is in severe drought.
#754 Kaleidoscope by Sindi Majola
This design was inspired by what you see through the glass of a kaleidoscope.
#776 Papaya Tree by Ester Zulu
Another common thing you can find in many homesteads are papaya trees.
#756 Fruit King by Ester Mamba
A simplified design inspired by the 'King of all Fruits', the sweet and delicious pineapple.
#752 Diamonds by Lungile Vilakati
The diamond design can be found in Swazi culture, in the dress, basketry designs and other elements.
#757 Sun Dud Dlamini
Inspired by the sun, this baskets features the rays shedding their light onto the earth.
#762 Pheonix by Ester Zulu
The pheonix rises from the ashes in this representation of the mythical event.
#771 Morning Star by Elinah Khumalo
The fresh morning colours of the sisal add the feeling of a fresh new day approaching, which was the inspiration.
#748 Diamonds by Fikile Nkambule
This designs represents the strength of society, culture and ourselves.
#765 Wildlife by Ester Zulu
Ester is renown for specialising in weaving animals, extremely difficult to do.
#767 Babooning Around by Ester Zulu
Inspired by the commonly found Dog Faced Baboon, always on the prowl for food.