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Newsletter 31: An Attitude of Gratitude

As the year draws to an end we have much to be grateful for.  We recently opened our 1st physical store last month – located at Emperors Palace, 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park (close to OR Tambo International).  Situated next to the Food Court, it gives us good customer exposure.

Hope Restored

The last 2 years have been the most challenging on every level.  From health to financial challenges, we too were not immune to what was happening around us.  We decided to reduce produce production and focus on product research and personal development.  

This proved to be a useful strategy as some of the work has started bearing fruit.  We have introduced new products into our Homeware Range.  These include our Designer Tableware Beaded Cutlery Range as well as our Limited Edition Lampshades made from recycled telephone wire.  This is the same material we use to make our colourful baskets, but we have used different moulds for the lampshade design.  The inspirational theme for the Homeware Range is Functional Beauty – items that are not only beautiful but also practical and functional.  We have installed the lampshades on-site at the shop (see below – top right photo) and are pleased with the results and customer feedback.  These will soon be made available at our online store (watch this space).

Merry Christmas

Visit us in-store to view these new products and for some great Christmas Gift Shopping.  We will be open during the holidays except on Christmas & Boxing Day.

Wishing you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a blessed 2023 filled with hope!

Till next year, 

Nomaswazi Tinus
Founder & Director
African Mamas Crafts

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