Here at KAMERS/Makers we believe that craft should tell a story. Traditions and crafts are a method of passing down stories and memories from generation to generation. This year, we’ve seen a rise in Makers who are reinventing traditional crafting methods to make it both relevant and trendy whilst still keeping the heritage behind it. […]
Deep in the heart of Namaqualand, after driving many miles through deserted landscapes, you’ll come across the Gerber & Co family farm, a hidden gem in the extreme landscapes of Bitterfontein. In 2017, Stefan Gerber, well-known at KAMERS events for his Boer & Brit wines, decided to expand his business to start manufacturing Merino wool […]
We are extremely proud that KAMERS/Makers has grown into a family event. With bigger shows we can select more Makers which enables a larger variety of products at our shows. We strive to bring you a fresh selection at every show by expanding our Makers list. We cater for everyone – even your pets! We’ve […]
The well known ‘what goes around comes around’ saying is applicable to the best of fashion trends too. The ’70s inspired neck scarf seems to have been rediscovered this Autumn, many years after its first appearance. A silky scarf adds an instant touch of chic to any outfit and can be worn in many different […]
As promoters of large public events around the country, we’re on a mission to reduce the environmental footprint of our events. KAMERS/Makers strives to be one of South Africa’s most sustainable retailers. We are committed to eliminating single-use plastic at our shows. We are aware of the thousands of products that are sold at every show, which is […]
We take a look at 5 KAMERS/Makers who are upcycling amazing things on show at KAMERS/Makers Joburg 25-29 April.
From tiny bow ties and little dresses cut from African wax cloth, to hand-carved toys and cuddly knitted blankets, children will love KAMERS/Makers as much as the adults do.
‘Tis the season to revel in beautiful things, and what better way to enjoy them than by paying tribute to the materials they are made from? Here are just a few KAMERS Makers using unique mediums to create outstanding pieces on show at KAMERS/Makers 2017 Irene from 4-10 December in Pretoria. Ceramic Let Dayfeels ceramics sweep […]
South Africa really does have a lot of creative talent. A large portion of that talent is convening right now in Stellenbosch for KAMERS/Makers and will soon be at our Irene show from 4 – 10 December too. Here’s why you shouldn’t miss out.
“A man who works with his hands is a labourer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist,” noted Louis Nizer. If that is so, the men taking part as makers at KAMERS/Makers […]