Mochaba's exquisite handmade clay artworks

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Most people who travel along the A1 Highway must be familiar with an assortment of exquisite clay artworks displayed outside a farm on the outskirts of Palapye.

The project was initiated by one woman, Gwen Kebitsang, who founded Mochaba Pottery and Nursery, which produces eye-catching handmade clay pots, garden lampshades and sculptures. Although Kebitsang has since handed the directorship to Kamkondo Munthali, who is originally from Malawi, the company is still going strong, as its products continue to attract motorists and art-lovers travelling along the road.

Munthali took Arts & Culture on a tour of the workshop where these products which are very pleasing to the eye are made.

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