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Crystal Birch

Cowry Kiki Hat


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  • Insider Notes

    • Handmade in Cape town, the Cowry Kiki Hat is a romantic headpiece designed for strolling through lush vineyards. Handcrafted with braided wheatstraw, and accented with a black Petersham ribbon coated in cowry shells—this piece looks most elegant tied softly beneath the chin and paired with a bohemian summer gown.

      - Ribbon fastening
      - Wheatstraw, cowry shells, Petersham ribbon
      - Artisanally made by local communities using eco-friendly upcycling practices
      - Made in Cape Town, South Africa, shipping from South Africa


    • Medium: Circumference 56cm
  • Shipping & Returns

    • We deliver each item directly from the designer to your door in partnership with DHL Express, covering 220 countries worldwide within 3-5 business days. We offer flat shipping rates, which may differ slightly based on your order locations. 

      Industrie Africa accepts returns on regular priced items that are initiated within 7 days of receipt. For more information, please check where your products are shipping from, and please visit Shipping & Delivery. Unfortunately, exchanges are not possible at this time.

      Due to Covid-19 shipping regulations, please be aware that you may experience delays in delivery times.

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South African milliner Crystal Birch is considered to be one of South Africa’s most promising young crop of designers. She trained under the guidance of British milliners Noel Stewart and Piers Atkinson, where she honed her skills. Today, she is the co-owner of esteemed South African manufacturing company The Hat Factory, where she creates her irreverent adornments in daring shapes and colors, loved by South African celebrities and the global fashion elite.

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