Intsimbi Shweshwe Serviettes Black

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Product: Intsimbi Shweshwe Serviettes Black set of 4

* Please note that there may be slight variations in colour owing to pixelation.

Description: Meaning Heather in Xhosa the Intsimbi range of flower table linen is a beautifully handmade in South Africa range. These gorgeous serviettes are white with a printed black flower pattern and come in a set of 4.  Add a touch of contemporary elegance to your dining experience with these lovely white and black serviettes.  Pair either with our Rima, Akare or Just Jozi range of serving dishes, the possibilities are endless.

Materials Use: 100% Cotton Shweshwe material

Approximate Dimensions: 38cm x 38cm

Quantity: Set of 4

Washing Instructions: Cold wash on a gentle hand-wash cycle in the washing machine to keep colours bright and vibrant.

Note: These products are handmade and sizes may vary slightly but herein lies the beauty of the not so perfect, full of character, handmade in Africa product.

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For the perfect black and white table linen that goes with everything, look no further than the Intsimbi Shweshwe Serviettes Black. Intsimbi means Heather in Xhosa and named after the small flower pattern adorning the serviette. The serviettes are white with a dainty black flower pattern. They come in a set of four serviettes and are made of 100% cotton. Made in South Africa exclusively for The African Artisan. This is a limited-edition range of Shweshwe table linen. The range consist of table runners, placemats and serviettes. One can use together with any of our bowls or the other linen from the Intsimbi Shweshwe Serviettes Black range. For gifting ideas pair together with our Rima bowls and platters. Instead of flowers use serviettes to wrap cheeses or sweets. Either way these lovely serviettes will bring joy to any occasion.

In the early 1900’s Xhosa women adopted Shweshwe material in the use of their traditional dress wear. Shweshwe has thus become an integral part of South African tribal dress tradition. Shweshwe being a versatile material and can be used for so many things.

Artisanally made each piece of our table linen range is handmade with the utmost love and care. As with all handmade products each piece of our Shweshwe range is unique. No two pieces will ever be the same. Herein lies the true beauty of the handmade product, its perfect imperfections! Celebrate these as a testament to the love and hard work that go into making something so incredibly beautiful. Our handmade products are an alternative to mass produced design.

Handmade definition from the Collins Dictionary: Handmade objects have been made by someone using their hands or using tools rather than by machines.

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