Lead times: there is usually approximately a 4 week lead time before items are dispatched for delivery. This is because all of our products are handmade with utmost care and ceramics is a lengthy, involved process. This lead time includes any customisations you might request.
Plate colours: please specify your plate colour in the order notes (on the cart screen). See the heading below - "Choosing your colours" - for a list of available colours.
Unicorn mane colours: when ordering a unicorn, please specify your mane colours in the order notes. See the heading below - "Choosing your colours" - for a list of available colours.
Bespoke orders: If you don't find what you're looking for, please contact us!
What our customers say
"My friends love their Wilding and knowing their daughter will have a keepsake for life is very special indeed!"
"I ordered a customised Wilding Fox as a gift for my dear friend's newborn baby. Dani was super patient while we waited for the baby to make an appearance so the plate could be customised with her name & birthdate. The ordering process and subsequent delivery was smooth and the finished product was stunning! My friends love their Wilding and knowing their daughter will have a keepsake for life is very special indeed!" - Jade
"So beautiful how these finish off the nursery so perfectly!!" - Jennifer
Our signature range of Wildlings is the perfect accompaniment to your home, fast asleep and tucked away in their cozy little plates.
- The Wildling heads range from 12 to 15cm in height.
- Oval plates are 24cm in height and 18cm in width.
- Round plates are 19cm in diameter.
How do I hang up my Wildlings?
Each Wildling comes with a metal hanging plate pre-secured to the back so you can easily hang it with a simple nail in the wall, much like a picture frame. If you'd prefer to not make holes in your walls, the Wildlings can also lean against a shelf.
Choosing your colours
These colours are available for Wilding plates and unicorn manes:
Black; Blush; Dark Green; Light Blue; Light Green; Mustard; Navy; Purple; White; White with Black Splatter; Yellow
Please specify the colour you would like in the order notes.
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Shipping of made-to-order items: unless specified, all of our products are made-to-order. Unless a product is in stock, our lead time before dispatch is approximately four weeks. This is because all of our products are handmade and hand-painted.
Shipping of in-stock items: if you order an in-stock item, unless otherwise communicated, it will be dispatched for delivery within one business day following order confirmation.
We are a Cape Town based ceramics studio specialising in creating adorable custom ceramics to celebrate the people and occasions that matter to you most!
Every single one of our products is lovingly handmade using stoneware clay and hand-painted using only the finest materials.
We particularly enjoy bringing your vision to life and we are always happy to fulfil your wishes for bespoke orders. Please send us an email if you'd like to chat.
How do you ship?
We utilise a couple of reputable door-to-door courier services for delivery in South Africa. A quote for international shipping to your location will be provided on request.
How much does shipping cost?
We charge a R80 flat rate in South Africa for standard delivery (48 - 96 hours) to your door, and a R120 flat rate for overnight courier to your door.
Can I collect my order?
If you're in Cape Town and you'd prefer to arrange collection of your order, just select the order collection option at checkout. We're open for collection Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm.
Please note: unless otherwise arranged, we can only hold stock of completed orders for a maximum of six weeks, so if you select collection please arrange to do so within this timeframe.
Do you ship overseas?
We do on special request - please contact us if you'd like to chat. International delivery times and costs will vary.
Are payments secure?
Yes, all payments on our store are securely processed by PayFast.
You can pay using credit card, cheque card or EFT.
What is your refund/returns policy?
We try our best to package our ceramics as safely as possible, but in the unfortunate event that there is a breakage during transit, we will endeavour to either fix the item for you, or, if necessary, replace it. Should your order be damaged, we require that you please contact us, via email, within three days of arrival. Returns and refunds will not be issued for any other reason. We reserve the right to issue refunds on the basis of breakages at our discretion.
Please note: should you wish to return any item, the cost of shipping it back to us will be to your account.
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