Meet some of the friends and fans that embody what SOUL Design is all about. Their nomadic spirit drew us together and is at the heart of every piece of jewellery that I design.
Apr 14, 2020
I have always loved scent and the power it has on bringing you into a moment, a memory… Nics and I first met when she bought her first SOUL pieces from our studio, during our chat she told me about her beautiful brand, Petrichor Oils and we ended up doing a trade swap of jewellery for oils! Petrichor means 'the smell of the earth after rain', a smell so distinctive to many parts of Africa, and Nics really conjures up a connection to the earth with her evocative scents all made using small batch, locally sourced, essential oils. We were invited to one of Petrichor’s oil creative workshops at the beautiful Arambrook Hotel in Cape Town where we captured images and chatted to Nics.
Apr 14, 2020
Bea and Hezron are the kind of people you want to be friends with - warm, welcoming and kind. I first became friends with Bea after meeting her at The Shala yoga studio (https://theshala.co.za) in Cape Town where Bea was my teacher. It was not long before Bea started wearing layers of SOUL jewellery! After 10 years of living in South Africa, Bea encouraged Hezron to move to her beautiful home country, Italy, where they now live. We soon came to love their story of yoga and music, all woven with Africa as their backdrop, and we especially enjoyed shooting them on Llandudno Beach, a special spot along the Cape Town coast, where Bea practised yoga whilst her love, Hezron, played th
Feb 18, 2020
James has always preferred to take the road less travelled. With an English childhood but with a natural curiosity for unusual places; travel has taken him to living in some unique countries, including Romania, Columbia, to name a few... Now living in Cape Town, James is running a successful travel company, Untravelled Paths (http://www.untravelledpaths.com), offering the intrepid traveller a taster of his favourite locations. One of James’s favourite things to do in Cape Town is to enjoy a Gin+Tonic with a beautiful view, which is where met up with him...