Let’s imagine for a moment that South Africa’s postal service wasn’t shot (and I had a beefy budget). I think it’s fair to say I’d shop-til-I-dropped on Etsy. Not that it’s easy to find exactly what you want on the site. It’s super frustrating in many ways, much like sifting meticulously through sale rails (a skill I don’t have). You know the good stuff is there, you just can’t find it without trawling through the worst of flea-market trinkets. And then, voilà! You happen upon beauty!
Here’s my fantasy list (on an ear theme … it’s mid-winter here and my ears are possibly my best feature right now).