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The Story Behind Kenyan Soapstone

2021-09-22T11:52:59+01:00

Kenyan Soapstone is becoming more and more popular in the UK as people travel and learn more about it. But there is still confusion as to what it actually is. This blog post hopes to explain just that - where it comes from, what it can be turned into and give you a little of [...]

The Story Behind Kenyan Soapstone2021-09-22T11:52:59+01:00

What is Batik and how is it used for jewellery making in Africa?

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Can Batik be both an art and a craft? Well it`s certainly an art as I explain below. And it remains popular today amongst crafters making beautiful jewellery and items of clothing. Batik is a dyeing method using wax to create patterns and designs. THE TECHNIQUE... This method makes use of a "resist technique". That [...]

What is Batik and how is it used for jewellery making in Africa?2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

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