Jeweller finds home in art

Kebakile wearing one of her pieces
Kebakile wearing one of her pieces

The famous words of American dancer, choreographer and author, Twyla Tharp that “art is the only way to run away without leaving home” keep ringing when one listens to jeweller Boitshoko Kebakile narrates her life.

If  Kebakile had used her academic qualifications she would probably be working for international organisations such as the United Nations and perhaps end up as a diplomat.

But she chose art and stayed home to design beautiful jewellery and accessories that are so beautiful they could make any modern woman empty her purse to get a piece.

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