Market Day: Michelle’s Perspective

Greenmarket Square

Name of Proprietor or Store: 

What do they sell?: Beaded jewelry and belts

Is this the only location they sell?: Yes

How long have they been selling in this location?: 2-3 years

Why do they sell here?: Best location be because of tourists

Did they make their goods? If not, where are they from?: Some of the jewelry are hand made by the mother of the family, others are made by the two daughters and some are bought.

Were you able to bargain?: yes

What did you get?: I purchased 3 bracelets

Blue Barn Craft Market at V&A Waterfront

Name of Proprietor or Store: Everton

What do they sell?: He sold sunset paintings

Is this the only location they sell?: No, he works for a company that has several locations.

How long have they been selling in this location?: He has been at the Blue BarnCraft Market since 2002

Why do they sell here?: Best spot for tourists

Did they make their goods? If not, where are they from?: Yes, he hands paints all of his portraits. I actually witness him doing one while I was there. He told me he enjoys painting Africa in its’ most peaceful and happiness lighting.

Were you able to bargain?: No

What did you get?: Nothing

V&A Waterfront

Name of Proprietor or Store:  Out Of Africa, Yusran

What do they sell?: All sorts of things from jewelry to paintings to statues.

Is this the only location they sell?: No they have 7 or 8 stores in the Waterfront

How long have they been selling in this location?:

Why do they sell here?: They sell here because it is the best location for tourists

Did they make their goods? If not, where are they from?: All of the goods are made from local unemployed women

Were you able to bargain?: No

What did you get?: N/A

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