RECYCLED GLASS Our glassware is handmade from recycled glass. Firstly, the waste glass is collected and washed to remove any impurities; it’s then crushed and melted down before being hand blown or placed in moulds to create beautiful new products.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

COTTON PAPER Our photograph albums and journals are filled with beautiful handmade paper, created from pieces of recycled cotton rag. This ancient paper making skill has been passed on through generations. Cotton paper has the additional benefit of being tree free as no wood pulp is used.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

HEMP Hemp is a wonderful eco-friendly material. It does not require pesticides and its density of growth leaves little room for weeds.  Its durability and strength mean that it is also a long lasting material, ideal for our rugs, poufs and baskets.

HEMP Hemp is a wonderful eco-friendly material. It does not require pesticides and its density of growth leaves little room for weeds. Its durability and strength mean that it is also a long lasting material, ideal for our rugs, poufs and baskets.

MANGO WOOD Our mango wood pieces are created from sustainable mango wood. The Mango trees are initially grown for their fruit but once they have stopped producing they can be cut down and used to create wood products, this allows farmers to plant more trees and provides them with a supplementary income.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

JUTE Jute is a great eco product as it is a rain fed crop that has little need for fertilizer or pesticides. It is a natural vegetable fibre that can be spun into coarse strong threads, perfect for creating our beautiful collection of durable rugs and baskets.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

RATTAN Our rattan baskets are hand woven using ancient Indonesian basket making skills. The cultivation of rattan has the added benefit of delaying deforestation in some areas, this is because it has become such a valuable material that logging has been stopped to allow rattan growth.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

NATURAL STONES Our jewellery collections are handmade with natural stones, sourced in India. India has a rich heritage of exquisite natural gemstones. The unique beauty that you see is created by nature, layers of mineral deposits formed over centuries. Our jewellery is made using a traditional handmade process, we carefully select each stone before it is hand cut to size and set in the final design.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

LEATHER The leather we use to make our leather collections is sourced in India. The leather is a bi-product from the food industry. We carefully select our leather hides and use natural, traditional treatments to retain its individual character. Depending on the leather collection, we use either natural vegetable dyes or azo free chemical dyes.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

CLAY Our ceramic collections are inspired by a series of rich cultures and traditional artisan skills from around the world. They are handmade using age old indigenous processes, and natural raw materials including terracotta and stoneware. It is this distinctive handmade nature that sets them apart.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

RECYCLED METAL Our stylish frames are handmade from a mix of recycled light metals or recycled aluminium. Not only is it a versatile material that creates a beautiful finish, but recycling metal has the additional benefit of using less energy and producing fewer emissions, as compared with primary production.

At Nkuku we create beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. We work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless skills and natural materials

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