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Item of the day: Jacaranda Wooden Bracelet

This beautiful wooden wrap-around bracelet is sure to get you some comments so decide if you want to give away the secret of where you found it before you’re interrogated. We’re in the business of letting you in on great discoveries here, so we’ll share: the Jacaranda bracelet is from Fat Tuesday in Kloof. Handmade by Karl Boshoff, it costs R65. Fat Tuesday is a treasure trove of quirky and fun items of jewellery, homeware and gifts. Owner Shannon Johnston presents a carefully curated display of things she loves for her customers in a compartmentalised space which shows off her vibrant finds from all over the world to great effect. Fat Tuesday also includes a gallery space which showcases the work of local artists and designers. Regular exhibitions keep patrons coming back for a dose of inspiration with a distinctly South African focus. Fat Tuesday is at Block E, Bellevue Campus, 5 Bellevue Road, Kloof, Durban. 031-717-2785/9   Text and images: Candice Botha