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so so good

we went to graskop and on the way home decided to drop in and see how things are at Africa Silks... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2018
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Handmade silks

Very interesting shop where you can see the ladies demonsting how silk is spun and weaved by... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
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Louis Trichardt Avenue, Graskop 1270, South Africa
+27 13 767 1665
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Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

we went to graskop and on the way home decided to drop in and see how things are at Africa Silks, and its still heart filled friendly and an awesome experience. if you wanna know how silk is made or just enjoy a relaxing chat...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chantellel21
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Very interesting shop where you can see the ladies demonsting how silk is spun and weaved by hand.We were allowed to tour the silk weaving part of the shop where the guide showed us he the silks were made and how to get different silks....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 488jacquib
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This farm is the third generation family business with a passion for what they do. Extremely interesting info session on the production of silks

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Francois d
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Although we had already been to the beautiful shop in Graskop (which we revisited and it was well worth a visit and also to see the hard work which is undertaken to make beautiful scarves etc), we visited the factory (about 20kms from the shop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gibbsfamily
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting shop where you can not only buy alsorts of interesting items (mainly clothing and linen) made from silk but also see the ladies demonsting how silk is spun and weaved by hand.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LornaSJohannesburg
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We visited the farm where the silk is produced outside Graskop and it was a nice way to while away some time. It is a scenic drive out to the farm and the staff are friendly and helpful. The little silk shop on the farm...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank phumba
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hand loomed fabrics situated on the Main Road. Feels like walking into a museum. Stocks cushions, bags and jewelry and there is a lady who takes you through the whole process. Has a small coffee shop on the premises.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sureshinee
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We stopped at Graskop town and found this African Silks weavery showroom . Once inside we were amazed at the women busy with silk weavery right in the back of the shop. They produce silk scarves, pillow slips , duvet covers, fitted and flat sheets...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SHDD
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We firstly went to visit the shop and staff was friendly and helpful and the next day went out to the farm to see the process firsthand! We paid for our guided tour and waited only 2 minutes for our lovely well trained tour guide...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Annelie_Rensburg
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This was interesting. From the road you wonder what is happening inside this small shop until you enter it. This is a whole workshop. We walked right to the back and saw two ladies busy with a silk duvet. Then another lady came around to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rissie100
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Tracy H
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At the shop they can answer your question I am sure.