Because the best things are found in the most unlikely places.


Macassar Pottery won the UnLtd SA entrepreneur award in 2012, was a finalist in the 2013 Premier's Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards, longlisted in the Africa Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 and accepted as a Spark Changemaker in the same year.



Johan de Meyer

is the current director of Macassar Pottery, and helped get things started back in 2010.

"I am a freelance writer and social entrepreneur, who believes that change in our communities need to start and gain momentum right at the bottom. "Friendships that started seven years ago in Macassar are now coming of age, along with our business. We put our hearts into what we do, so every product that leaves our premises becomes a tool to build social cohesion.

"I love this community. These are marvelous people."


Associates & Staff

John-Ross Lendor

joined the team in 2012 and is now our decorator, drumming facilitator and tour guide.

Redhuwaan Gouws

has been creating his signature clay flutes for years and helps John-Ross to facilitate drumming groups.