essay GIFTS is a Proudly South African company with a unique business model that brings you a collection of handcrafted gifts to consider, each with its own story of empowerment. Buy from our range and you directly better the lives of our artists, most of whom have no other income. We draw from the best of South African creativity and skills for our range of products to best represent your brand.

Did you know that essay GIFTS were the runner up in the Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards 2014?

Featured Products

  • Wine & Snack Carry Bag
  • Bead & Wire: Tea-light Holder - Xhosa Lady
  • Bead & Wire: Tea-light Holder - Xhosa Lady
  • Hand Painted Ceramic: Ball Candle Set
  • Reclaimed Oak: Zebra Block - Medium
  • Pewter: Customized Wine Label

Street Photography

They were the ones who stood at the robot, begging for money, food or attention...

Now they are the artists behind a brilliant new gift range, and it’s brought to you by esSAy gifts – a Proudly South African gifting company – in partnership with iwasshot, a label that was established to provide former street chi ...