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Geberit, as a pioneer and European market leader, is well known for its water-saving, advanced plumbing and sanitary technologies. From the time of its establishment in 1874, the company has always been a pioneer in the sector, consistently setting new trends and building a reputation for sustainability, innovation, quality and reliability.
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Africarve
Africarve is an exclusive firm of woodcarvers and craftsmen.
News & Product Highlights
today13 Mar 2012
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Nando’s new-look restaurants provide boost for South Africa’s artisan community

{nomultithumb} Nando’s new-look restaurants, currently being rolled out across southern Africa, are providing a significant boost for the country’s artisanal community. The work of master wirework and beader, Douglas Chapeta; acclaimed ceramic mosaic artist, Jane Du Rand; ceramic glass specialist, Deon Schreiber; the lighting experts at Greencraft and pressed steel ceiling reclaimer, Pierre Terblanche plays a key role in the experience of Nando’s customers when they enter one of the new restaurants. 
today14 Mar 2012

Beaded columns

{nomultithumb} In the beginning, wirework and beading master Douglas Chapeta created his works only in plain silver wire. That was back in 1998 – but by 2000 he had realised that by adding colourful beads to the wirework, more people were inclined to buy the goods he sold on the sidewalks of Durban and at markets like the Essenwood Market.  It was these sales that helped Douglas support his extended family back in Zimbabwe, as well as his wife and children who moved to Durban to be with him.