Rockchic, Hout Bay: Shop Review


What: Rockchic
Where: Shop 6 Village Square, Hout Bay 7860. Tel: +27 (0) 21 791 4162
Contact: www.rockchic.co.za and www.treasureafrica.com/rockchic
Insider tip: Not your mother’s rock jewellery.


Info:
Located in Hout Bay, a half hour’s drive south of Cape Town, Rockchic is a gem and jewellery shop. Like most rock/gem shops, you can find an assortment of semi-precious stones for presentational and personal uses, as well as aromatherapy oils, mist makers and information on the healing properties of crystals.

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However, what makes Rockchic stand out are its unusual necklaces, bracelets and other handmade jewellery. Items tend to be big and bold, chunky and funky. I can guarantee that no one else will be wearing a piece like it at your next dinner party.

Prices vary, but are reasonable: R250-R600 for most necklaces. Stop by the tourist office to pick up a flyer and you can get 5% off. Items are also available from their website.