South African designer Tsakani Mashaba is the founder of the handbag brand Hamethop. Hamethop means: A celebration of an individual who has an incredible history, creativity and knowledge. The brand fuses local materials, ancient African techniques and contemporary design. Hamethop designs feature Ndebele prints and ancient weaving techniques to produce innovative materials.
The handbags are handmade in Johannesburg and the brand works with master crafters and weavers in Johannesburg, Dakar and Cape Town. From woven handles to hand-rendered prints, Hamethop is a multi-faceted brand with a distinct aesthetic. From the Xibokisani beaded box bag to the Mufambi Weekender, the brand has something for everyone.
Peek into some of Hamethop designs:
Curated from BellaNaija.