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PRESS RELEASE - May 2013 PDF Print E-mail


09h00 – 16h00

If you are looking for something a little different this year for that special mother in your life then the antiques fair is the ideal place to find that gift that she can cherish forever and that will appreciate in value. The 60 dealers who come from around the country have been stocking up on those special gifts for Mother - from delicate porcelain to impressive silver; from antique jewellery and accessories to collectable glassware.  Prices vary from just a few hundreds of rands to tens of thousands. Whether you’re shopping for a new mother, a mother of growing children or an older mother with grandchildren, the Nelson Mandela Square Antiques Fair on Sunday 5th May has something for everyone.
Antique Mother’s Day Gifts are plentiful and cater for every taste and age group.
Jewellery – Whether you opt for real gold and diamonds, want to give a cameo, pearls or are searching for period pieces and costume jewellery, the antique fair has the perfect range.
Perfume Bottles - Beautiful crystal perfume bottles with silver tops, miniature or commercial make for both practical and ornamental gifts.
Figurines – from beautiful ladies to animals, choose from some of the best English and European porcelain and china makes.
Vases – from glassware to porcelain, choose from a range that includes Lalique, Moorcroft and Murano.
Jewellery Boxes, Music Boxes, Pill Boxes, Powder Boxes – decorative and valuable, in silver or mother-of-pearl, these will warm any mother’s heart.
Picture Frames – choose an original silver antique frame to put a portrait of the family in.
Embroidered old linen - nothing can match the exquisite craftsmanship of old linen.
Beaded Bags – Victorian or retro beaded or embroidered bags have become all the fashion rage.
The Antiques Fair is on Sunday 5th May on the Upper and Lower Levels of Nelson Mandela Square from 09h30 to 16h00.  A quartet will entertain you on the lower level from 11am – 1pm.


For more information call

Fair Organiser: Clyde Terry on 082 883 4933, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Media Liaison:  Giuli Osso – Cell: 083 377 6721; Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it