sugar spoon burnish copper

Artisan craftsmanship beguiles the beauty of these sugar spoons handcrafted from copper, brass and its alloys. The aim has been to bring African culture and urban chic together. 

  • Each one is an ONE OFF item 
  • Each spoon comes in its own calico pouch, which you see in the background of the photo: good for gift giving and storing.

“ Our tableware is created from only  pure copper and its alloys. It is handcrafted, annealed, heated and burnished with care to bring out the beautiful colours from within the metals, ensuring that each piece is truly unique. It is hermetically sealed in a high quality coating to prevent tarnishing and should be washed with care in soap and water.” - Conversational art 

Meaning of ‘hermetically sealed’….sealed so no air can touch the metal

Measurement - 14 cm; price inclusive of calico pouch - wash with care in soap and water

  • Please note due to handcrafted workmanship, they all have some varying factors.

 

Conversational Art - South Africa

They employ 100 people, and seek creative perfection. 

They don’t use the word Fair Trade, but live and work by the Fair Trade principles.

Difference is a word they use for their creative art as well as their business principles.

- Long term work - Clean, airy workplace - Skilled workers - Paid well - Protective clothes - All created by hand - Good work conditions – transparent for all to see - care for workers – a chaplain visits regularly

Different in Art - It’s an explosion of colour, design, unique beauty. The art is a slow creativeness in progress. They create designs with international trend and African culture in mind.

“ Our tableware is created from only pure copper and its alloys. It is handcrafted, annealed, heated and burnished with care to bring out the beautiful colours from within the metals, ensuring that each piece is truly unique. It is hermetically sealed in a high quality coating to prevent tarnishing and should be washed with care in soap and water.”

Meaning of ‘hermetically sealed’….sealed so no air can touch the metal

Workers feedback - “It’s like a good home, there is respect, team work… we enjoy being there…it supports people to support families; working together brings freedom; want to see copper craft go to another level.”

Fair Trade - Handmade - South Africa




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