36 Lyndhurst Road
Ricca Turgel has been in the designing business for 15 years. She designs and hand paints fabric, using classic African designs. She makes throws and cushion covers with ostrich feather trimming, beautiful velvet beaded cushion covers, soft mohair throws and cushion covers, and hand painted linen duvet covers. Her latest great design is copper wire bangles, with a range of different glass bead designs running through the middle of the bangles. Bowls and napkin rings complete the range. Says Ricca: "I have plans to extend this range to lamp bases and lampshades, and ottermans with beadwork in the legs." She also has wooden Zulu meat platters in her showroom, canvas wall-hangings, and unusual ceramics from Rorke's Drift.