Wonki Ware

Di Marshall Pottery: South African Dinnerware and Table Accessories now sold in the USA Les, Artwel and I became a formidable pottery team. Love Di Marshall

I live in a small town called George along the Garden Route in South Africa. I started a small studio in the town centre about 10 years ago purely to keep myself occupied while my children where at school. We lived on a farm at the time and had to travel quite a distance everyday so I thought it would be good idea to work in my pottery studio in the morning, collect my children and go back to the


On their way to Borschendal Cape Town 🇿🇦




Over 15 years on the job and still going strong 🇿🇦


We love Wonki Ware at Blink in Seapoint Cape Town 😍

Photos from Wonki Ware's post 24/09/2022

We are launching Di Marshall’s Original Artwork- there will only be 10 prints of each artwork, and one-offs of her original sculptures. We will be adding this collection to our online store soon, so keep an eye out!!


These are the first prints of our original Di Marshall Art gift cards - available at our shop in George, and soon online!


We enjoyed meeting up with a fellow South African at Maison de Objet in Paris - Kelly Sayer from Coricraft and Lindsey Dickson and Di Marshall from Wonki Ware

Pollo Alla Cacciatora 14/09/2022

Pollo Alla Cacciatora This is an old favourite - chicken cooked "the hunter's way" - which grants a certain amount of culinary licence, although Italians might not agree. My version is traditional enough, only speeded up and simplified. The unexpected deviation lies in the addition of a can of cannellini beans, which, in...


Yesterday we were privileged to be visited by the Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, and the Mayor of George, Leon van Wyk, as they and other delegates kicked off Tourism Month in George, on the Garden Route.

The premier enjoyed painting a mug and decorating a mosaic tile after a walk through the Wonki Ware
Factory and learning all about our production processes.

Wonki Ware Jerusalema Dance 23/08/2022

Throw-back to an iconic time when we decided we wouldn’t let a pandemic dampen our spirits, our unity, or our sense of Ubuntu!


Wonki Ware Jerusalema Dance Wonki Ware decided to join in on the Jerusalema Dance Challenge, bringing it back home with a truly South African vibe. ...


Thank you to everyone for the well wishes today on the passing of Artwell, he would have been delighted!
We enjoyed the privilege of a 25 year destiny together - our love of clay and creating beautiful dinnerware became our passion and our focus.

I remember him and I working late into the nights in the beginning to get our orders out - there is something very special about a pottery studio at night with the kilns burning and the clay absorbing all our energy, bringing rhythm and silence into the studio.

I am extremely grateful for having shared this experience with such a special human being. ❤️

- Di Marshall

Photos from Wonki Ware's post 11/08/2022

The Wonki Ware family would like to pay tribute to our most valued employee, Lulamile Artwell Mthonjeni, who passed away last night after a period of illness.
Artwell was the first potter to start the Wonki Ware journey together with Di Marshall over 20 years ago and his skill and finesse as a potter, sculptor and artist has been an invaluable contribution to the Wonki Ware brand. His jokes, laughs and smiles will be dearly missed in our studio, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this time.


Protea vase… inspired by my cousin’s beautiful protea farm 🇿🇦


We wish you all a beautiful Easter weekend. 🐣

If you are in George this weekend pop into our shop on Saturday or Monday.


Anyone for dark chocolate?


Wonki Ware smarties box.


All things bright and beautiful. ✨


Photos from Wonki Ware's post 09/12/2021

Good kiln firing = happy potter 😅


My teacher always said there must be an experiment in every kiln …. What a delight ! - Di Marshall


Delicious Wonki Ware.


It’s all in the details. ✨


Who doesn’t love chocolate ~ from Wonki Ware ❤️

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