The Mapoch scented candle bears the name of an ambitious Ndebele chief who refused to kowtow to Dutch farmers. The very geometric designs of the hand-crocheted raffia are inspired by the contemporary Ndebele art movement. Stripes, arrows, and rectangles in primary colours are woven into the material requiring supreme dexterity on the part of the Malagasy...
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Muzi Mint Leaves - Vetiver Roots - Ylang Ylang
The Muzi scented candle bears the name of the chief of the Ndebele tribe who brought them to settle in the region around Pretoria in 1600. Its geometric pattern of a house roof ends in a wide turquoise stripe evocative of the blue skies of South Africa. Two small houses in hand-lacquered horn are attached like pendants, creating a joyous and decorative...
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Manala Ylang Ylang - Salt Flower - Orchid
The Manala scented candle is named after Muzi’s son who became one of the spiritual lea- ders of the Ndebele tribe. This candle in a crocheted raffia basket with a black, beige and multicoloured-stripe pattern is typical of contemporary Ndebele art. It offers the perfect finishing touch to any style of interior design.
The Mabhoga scented candle also bears the name of a chief of the Ndebele tribe. The ochre of this candle is reminiscent of the archaic tradition of Ndebele art which used this colour of pigment, as indeed was the case for most African tribes. A jagged beige and black design extends geometrically over the entire candle.
The Mabhokho scented candle bears the name of the village in which the Ndebele tradition lives on. The beige and black raffia hand crocheted by Malagasy women is covered with geometric patterns in bold, fashionable colours. The Mabhokho candle with its contempo- rary tribal look is set to become a coveted interior design object.