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.
A stunning basket with these spiraling lines. Elegant and contemporary.
Mickey and Rosie are immortalised on a basket, the two dogs that live at Tintsaba.
Inspired by rural Swaziland
Another animal inspired basket, from animals that can be found the homestead.
Inspired by flowers and creating a geometric version in this basket.
Inspired by her surroundings Ester has immortalised her chickens and roosters.
The interlocking abstract pattern in unique to the artistic style of Dudu.
Inspired by the many flowers of spring in Swaziland
The protea is native to the region and is a large inspiration for many designs.
Inspired by her home, Nelsiwe created this basket. Huts usually symbolize family, sharing and unity.
Various species of antelope and hornbill birds are commonly found in games parks, now on a basket.
In Swazi culture trees represent prosperity and growth for the homestead and the the local community.
Inspired by the greatest drought in Swaziland in living memory.
The newest Master Weaver this was her first piece, reflecting on through motivation one can transform.
Inspired by water lilies floating, especially due to Swaziland is in severe drought.
This design was inspired by what you see through the glass of a kaleidoscope.
Another common thing you can find in many homesteads are papaya trees.
A simplified design inspired by the 'King of all Fruits', the sweet and delicious pineapple.
The diamond design can be found in Swazi culture, in the dress, basketry designs and other elements.
Inspired by the sun, this baskets features the rays shedding their light onto the earth.
The pheonix rises from the ashes in this representation of the mythical event.
This is a burst of colour!
The fresh morning colours of the sisal add the feeling of a fresh new day approaching, which was the inspiration.
This story shows how man is with peace but prepares for war.
The Big Five; Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and Cheetah.
This designs represents the strength of society, culture and ourselves.
Ester is renown for specialising in weaving animals, extremely difficult to do.
Inspired by a symbol representing hard work and discipline.
Inspired by the commonly found Dog Faced Baboon, always on the prowl for food.
Inspired by the traditional geometric designs and aesthetics of a Ndebele style homestead.