Despite hearing lots about it, I’d never actually been there before and was pleasantly surprised by what I found. There were several eye-catching stalls, with unique and original produce, much of which was
I was also enthralled by the Electrickery stall, which featured intricate jewellery, lamps and suchlike all created from recycled circuit boards. Dave, the designer and creator of the wares, told me a little about his products all of which he’d created himself.
The LeJu stall was also immediately attractive to me, featuring the tagline “Stylish and Sustainable Jewellery” I discovered that that majority of the designs were created using a type of nut whose texture resembled that of ivory. The seller showed me the nut in its organic state and explained that sale of the nut stimulates the economies in South America as it provides an alternative to cutting down the rainforests for farming and helps to prevent the culling of elephants for their tusks. In BODO’s opinion, anything that will help stop these majestic creatures being hunted for their tusks is worth supporting!