Hand painted in Cape Town, South Africa on 100% South African Cotton comes these beautiful blue African geometric-design placemats. Sold individually, these African placemats are 13X17 inches in size. The placemats have a cotton lining and a quilted feel. High-end, comfortable, functional and a work of art, these placemats are perfect for your dinning experience. Completely handmade, no two pieces are exactly the same. Minor variations and defects add to the character of the piece.
Carole Nevin started painting textiles from her desire to earn a good living doing something creative and contributing to poverty alleviation in South Africa. The business grew into a family business and this is the solid foundation on which it rests. They now employ 40 people. The people that work for them are vital to the success of the business. Everything is hand painted/printed and handmade, therefore very labor intensive. The company employs many previously disadvantaged individuals both locals as well as from other African countries, many of whom come from a local squatter camp.