Swoon-worthy Valentine’s gifts!

Valentine’s Day is no time for cookie-cutting! The month of love demands originality, quirk and consideration.

With this is mind, we scoured the local scene for some inspired Valentine’s gifts for ‘him’ and ‘her’ (and everyone in between). So, get your Cupid game on and load your bow with these enchanting gift ideas.

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CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: Wearable art scarves – locally designed and printed on 100% Italian silk satin – ‘African Bouquet’ by Kelly Higgs and ‘Ndebele Pride’ by Sophie Mahlangu, R2,000.00 each (incl. delivery in SA) from Dream Africa Scarves  |  Limited-edition Heart Collection 22cm Soup Pot with heart applique, R3,799.00 from Le Creuset  |  Celestial Candle Holder designed by Lara Bohinc for Skultuna, R1,799.00 from Esque  |  Handcrafted metal Flaming Heart wall hanging, R250.00 from Masquerade  |  Assorted 50g nougat slabs, R25.00 each by Ma Mère  |  Drinks Box Cooler in sea boat blue (made in Cape Town and available nationwide), R1,499.00 from Fieldbar  |  Handcrafted Azizi Shoes in smooth brown leather and Nguni, R1,850.00 from Bummel  |  CENTRE:  14ct gold ‘My Forever Rose’ studs and ring by La Kaiser, R1,900.00 and R3,200.00 respectively from Collective & Co  |  Trident Candle available in an assortment of colours, R310.00 from Okra Candle. 

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CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: Opsitkerse courting candles, R120.00 per box from Masquerade  |  Heart Collection Seattle Mug with a generous 400ml capacity, R369.00 from Le Creuset  |  Stonebarn Truffle Mayonnaise and Truffle Mustard, R359.99 and R299.99 respectively from The Truffle Lady  |  Cast Iron Heart-Shaped Skillet Pan, R1,499.00 from Le Creuset  |  Grand Belle 40cm Wine cooler in polished brass with aluminium inset by Skultuna, R10,999.00 from Esque  |  Handcrafted Leather Golf Set, R390.00 from Stroom-op  |  Three-bar chocolate gift pack, R125.00 from Afrikoa  |  Polished Brass Heart paperweights in small and large by Skultuna, R1,099.00 and R1,399.00 respectively from Esque  |  CENTRE:  ‘Loving’ 20x20cm water based oil on cotton by artist Gabby Raaff, R2,500.00 from Gabby Raaff  |  ‘Smile’ Ring in 18ct yellow gold with unheated natural yellow tanzanite, pink tourmaline and red zircon by Eric Loubser, R34,500.00 from Eric Loubser.

PRODUCTION: J-P de la Chaumette and Martin Jacobs
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