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Textiles in Elim

Twananani Textiles

In the village of Mbokota southeast of Elim, local women create stunning, colourful textiles using traditional Tsonga designs through batik, hand painting, block printing, dying, beadwork and embroidery.
Arts & Crafts in Elim

Mukondeni Pottery Village

This group of 15 women produce traditional- and contemporary-design pottery, including, pots, bowls and beads. It's in Mukondeni, southeast of Elim.
Cultural Centre in Thohoyandou

Thohoyandou Arts & Culture Centre

One starting point for cultural explorations is this centre, which displays craftwork including carved wood animals, prints, local pottery and traditional drums. A lot of it is for sale. If you get chatting to the a…