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Giving Back
Giving Back

September 14, 2018

My favourite activity besides creating, is giving back...
We (hubby and I) started Ethno Bongo, a unique craft store 20 years ago in Hout Bay, a picturesque fishing village outside Cape Town.
The vast availability of organic materials in South Africa provides boundless creative ideas and we have been stocking our store with innovative products for all these years. 

 

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Shell Jewellery
Shell Jewellery

September 07, 2018

Being in Cape Town we are evidently inspired by the ocean, Abalone called Perloemoen in South Africa is our number one choice as its iridescence makes wonderful jewellery… organic bling if you wish! We often pair it with wooden beads, seed beads, gemstones or even textiles.

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Why &Banana?
Why &Banana?

August 31, 2018

I often get asked, "Why the name '...&Banana' "? ... it's a funny story!

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