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Monkey Apples dry in the sun at Terra Boma Farm, South Africa

January 2, 2009

The monkey apples that were picked in South Africa during August last year are now drying in the sun at the Worx of Africa Farm Terra Boma. The drying is the first part of the process in the hand decoration of the seed pods to make the beautiful decorations. http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/monkey-apples Kenneth works at the farm […]

Ethnic African Hand-crafted Tableware

October 5, 2008

Hot Metal Tableware This range of hand-crafted tableware is stainless steel with handle designs in pewter, copper and brass. The range is ethically and fairly traded and is available in several matching designs. Spade servers are £15.50 each http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/spade-servers cake lifters also £15.50 each http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/cake-lifter salad servers £24 per pair http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/salad-servers sugar spoons £9.75 http://www.kendrickimports.com/index.php/worx-of-africa/hot-metal-tableware/sugar-spoon […]

Kendrick Imports looks at hand weaving

August 27, 2008

During our recent trip to Swaziland we looked at the possibility of Kendrick Imports importing hand-woven throws, rugs and cushion covers in both mohair and cotton. In the north-west corner of Swaziland is a very small town called Piggs Peak where there is a family run business called Coral Stephens Handweaving. The business was founded […]

Natural insect repellent from South Africa

July 9, 2008

This insect repellent is DEET FREE. No nasty chemicals just natural ingredients. Bug-Geroff has been developed in an area known as the Lowveld in South Africa where effective insect repellent is essential. So it really works! BugGeroff is an all natural product but differs from other natural insect repellents on the market in that its […]