Ashley Heather & Wass Skin


Ashley Heather & Wass Skin

Photography by Lydia Harper
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Ashley Heather & Wass Skin
Jewellery, Skincare, Fashion

Ashley Heather

I have always been inspired by both the majesty and understated beauty of this fragile blue green planet of ours. I believe in quality, honesty to materials and doing things differently. I believe companies can do more and be more. All ‘ashley heather’ jewellery is handcrafted in our Woodstock work+shop using precious metals reclaimed from circuit boards by a small refinery right here in South Africa. We care about every aspect of the craft and are constantly striving for the most sustainable studio practices from the manufacturing processes right through to the packaging. We craft every piece using age old silversmithing techniques combined with contemporary designs pared down to their essential qualities. The simplicity of the designs allows the material, craftsmanship and the wearer to shine.


Wass Skin

It all started in a very small kitchen in Camp Street, Cape Town and the first product was formulated: Rose-Geranium balm, to cure chapped, dry skin during Autumn. Wass was born with an appreciation for nature, colour palettes, textures, and the effect that nature presents itself into transition through food, design, and health, within each passing season. The majority of our skincare products are unisex, clear, and simple; natural healing remedies with holistic guidelines to finding your own balance within a modern lifestyle. In addition, we are expanding to a small, carefully consider range of clothing, limited to availability of fabrics sourced in and around the Western Cape, South Africa.


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