Zenzulu

BLACK & WHITE WIRE PLATE WITH COLOR CENTRE

COLOR
BLUE DOT
YELLOW DOT
RED DOT

Decorative plate made from telephone wire.

DIMENSIONS:
15'' diameter

WANT TO KNOW MORE?
Decorative use of wire in South Africa dates back hundreds of years, and its modern equivalent takes the form of brightly colored plastic-coated copper, more commonly known as telephone wire. Prominent South African designer Marisa Fick-Jordaan started Zenzulu out of a desire to create eco-friendly, fairly traded products, while also providing mentorship to unemployed South African women. She first began working with five weavers from a squatter camp outside Durban, and today Zenzulu supports the work of 300 weavers, of whom 80 percent are women and the sole income providers for their families.