New from Mauritius
We recently teamed up with Mauritius' one and only sand sculptor, Sanjay Jhowry to sculpt a giant replica of our latest earrings, the Starfish Petite Studs and the Starfish Cowrie Drop Earrings. Our Starfish Petite Stud Earrings have been designed as an everyday essential; they are half the size of our standard Starfish Stud. We found this tiny starfish washed up on our beach and decided to make a mould of it, knowing that it would make a delicate addition to any jewellery chest. The Starf Continue Reading
Medina Palms
If you are on a trading dhow sailing up the coast of Africa, please visit the Passion Boutique to see our range of Ndoro jewellery at the ocean front Medina Palms, Medina Palms which overlooks one of Africa's most beautiful beaches. Continue Reading
The Story of Africa’s Original Jewel – The Ndoro
Greetings from Zimbabwe! It was during a visit to the Zambezi Valley in 1976 that I was given an Ndoro by a friend. In fact, it was the first one I had ever seen. My friend asked me to wear it. Without knowing much about its history, I felt that this totem was my protector for many years as it hung around my neck. The Ndoro has a fascinating history within Zimbabwe's material culture. Ndoro were used by chiefs in Shona society, and worn by their wives and daughters as symbols of rank an Continue Reading
Christmas Safari Tea & Ardmore Exhibition in Harare, Zimbabwe
The Mavros family and Fée Halsted Berning request the pleasure of your company to the Zimbabwe Christmas Safari Tea & an exhibition of the extraordinary works of Ardmore Ceramic Art. Catja's Mpata farm refreshments and homemade lemon drink will be served alongside tea, scones and the best chocolate cake south of the Zambezi. Thursday 5th - Saturday 7th December 2013 8am- 5pm Patrick Mavros Mpata Farm, Haslemere Lane, Umwinsidale, Harare RSVP- Tel - Continue Reading
Patrick Mavros Boutique Opens in Kenya
We are proud to have opened a boutique in Kenya! We have always admired the East Africans and marvelled at the beautiful and rich land they live in. We hope to be able to welcome you to our store in Nairobi at The Village Market the next time you step off the savannah! Continue Reading