a sense of crafts
The art of pearls of the ndebele

People of South Africa living in the south east of Pretoria, the Ndebele have developed an art form recognized internationally as an aesthetic and architectural model. The territory of the Ndebeles is located straddling the north of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Women…

Isangwa baskets

Isangwa baskets from Zimbabwe Handcrafted by the Tonga people, the flat baskets called “Isangwa” supports local craftsmanship and preserves know-how that has been passed down for many generations. The Tonga people (or BaTonga) trace their origins back to central Africa. They arrived…

Our unique pieces

Unique & old pieces, our second passion at ASART Since 1991, our core business is African crafts. But, driven by the passion for objects, shapes, materials, we have been collecting ethnographic pieces during our travels in Africa for almost 30 years. These objects…

Basketry made of telephone wire

The art of basketry designed for a contemporary material Contemporary decorative objects honoring African traditions and South African craftsmanship, wire baskets are the result of the delicate braiding of falling telephone wires and copper wires. A form of craftsmanship marking the transition…

Traditionnal armchair from Malawi

Malawi ratan armchairs are known for their comfortable seating and exotic style. These are handcrafted by craftsmen from Southern Malawi villages passing on their know-how from generation to generation. However they dont have enough ressources to sell their products through platforms. Assisted…


BOLGA lamp was born in 2018 from the meeting bewteen AS’ART team and Yann Mirada from Atelier YM. Former Photographer,Yann Mirada is interested in the object. The desire to create a tangible work guides his conversion to a new mode of expression.…

Kisii stone from Kenya

The Kisii stone fields are located in Nyanza Province, western Kenya. It is also called soapstone although it contains very little talc. It is mainly composed of kaolinite, sericite and pyrophyllite. In its raw state, the Kisii stone is cream-colored with variations…

Exhibition, uDoli, Jane Bedford’s dolls

AS’ART invites you to an exceptional exhibition. It was during her youth that Jane Bedford fell in love with South African culture and its iconic objetcs. Through photography, painting and beadwork, she has developed  an exacerbated sense of color. She gave birth…

Spring sales at AS’ART

From 20 – 28, April, we organize a great sales event for Spring season! This clearance will help us welcoming new products soon and let you enjoy from very attractive prices on african decoration products: Flat basketry, soap stone sculptures, telephone wire…

Our giant wavy basket in MARIE CLAIRE MAISON!

So proud to have our giant wavy basket selected in Marie-Claire Maison! This giant version is only sold in our shop. You can fins other wavy baskets online:

Back from Dubai

Our goal for our first exhibition at INDEX Dubai was meeting architects, designers and buyers from Middle East, so we did! We are glad to be back with rich contacts and many ideas and inspirations!

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