My Story

Mining aquamarine in Malawi

This must be one of the craziest times of my life. It looked like such a good business when I started with it and I thought it would be my big break in life. I left Annalie to run the business back in Hartbeespoort and set off on a fact-finding mission to Malawi. I...

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I became a rockhound

After the fire where our shop burnt to the ground, we sifted through the ashes of the devastating fire and found only burnt pieces of jewelry and discolored rocks. I remember a large sphere of rose quartz that turned brown and was completely crazed by the heat of the...

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Potting in Doornrandjes

The year was 1988. We were proud landowners on a property without water and electricity. And the neighbor's cows roamed through our property. My first priority was to get a pot out of the kiln so that we could start to make a living. So we decided to build the studio...

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Pottering around in Steenbokpan

A Steenbok is a small antelope found in Southern Africa. And a pan is a pan. (A small body of seasonal water.) The name of our village was Steenbokpan and we were the proud owners of the first Post Box in Steenbokpan. Mailing a letter to us would be addressed to: P O...

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The road less traveled

After doing pottery for almost a lifetime we traveled all over the world rockhounding. While in Tucson, Arizona on one of our crystal and mineral rockhounding trips, it just happened that this quote of Jerry Seinfeld came to mind, "Sometimes the road less traveled is...

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Becoming a potter

We often reminisce about the good old days but I would think of my life as a pioneer as one of extremely hard work and many difficulties. I love watching programs like Gold Rush or Alaskan recluses because that is how my life was as a youngster starting a family and...

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Watching time go by in Zambia

Some musings by Annalie thinking back on our exciting history while sourcing minerals in Africa. Watching time go by, few of us had the opportunity or time to sit and watch people passing by. In the pre Covid19 era we were all to busy to notice what is going on around...

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