Rebuilding Peter & Gabriella’s home & batik studio
- By: Michelle Luyt
- Short URL: https://www.backabuddy.co.za/rebuilding-peter-gabriellas-home-ba
Help Peter and Gabriella to rebuild their lives and livelihood after a devastating fire raged through the Garden Route, South Africa, burning their home and batik workshop to the ground.
On 7 June, a fire started near Knysna and burnt towards Plettenberg Bay. Many farms were burnt as the fire ravaged along. The wind suddenly turned, and the fire changed direction towards Peter and Gabriella’s house. As a result, they lost their home, as well as their workshop which contained tools, specialised materials and equipment in order to make their designer batik creations.
Peter and Gabriella have been living and working near Plett, quietly bringing beauty to people’s lives, making exquisite batik art, handcrafting homes or by providing various healing therapies. Their wish is to be able to continue sharing the beauty by means of their skills and talents, but will need to re-establish their lives and their batik business in order to do so.
Peter learnt the art of Batik on the island of Java, Indonesia and has been involved in batik work for 45 years. He started training Gabriella in this art a few years back. They approach all aspects of their lives with dedication and attention to detail, and both share that the batik work brings them sheer happiness.
Let us help this creative couple to keep spreading the beauty by donating to this page.
They have brought such love to our community, let’s love them back.
|moby and liam||good luck with it all live lekker||Sep 12, 2017||USD $ 81.06|
|anonymous||Good Luck||Aug 21, 2017||R 1 010.00|
|Christl & Ernst||"And in every beginning there is magic, that protects us and helps us to live."||Jul 11, 2017||R 5 000.00|
|Danna||with love||Jul 03, 2017||R 510.00|
|Lynne||Hope this helps||Jun 27, 2017||R 5 141.00|
|carmen||Magnificent Magical Beings of light, love and gratitude! Im sorry for your loss. My thoughts and love have been with you. Thank you for your divine sparkly loving selves xxxx||Jun 23, 2017||R 1 028.20|
|Anonymous||Sometimes thank you is the best prayer anyone can say. All our love to you.||Jun 22, 2017||R 2 056.40|
|Anonymous||Peace and blessings||Jun 22, 2017||R 5 000.00|
|Rubin and Sandra Pogir||With love and blessings||Jun 21, 2017||R 514.10|
|anonymous||in love and light to an amazing couple who touch the hearts of many with their beautiful creative souls||Jun 21, 2017||R 210.00|
|Lol & Patrick||Love to you||Jun 20, 2017||R 411.28|
|Ev Lutheran Congregation S Cape(Karin Kastern)||Unsere Kirchengemeinde wünscht Euch das Ihr bald wieder fröhlich werdet!||Jun 20, 2017||R 5 010.00|
|Greg||Sending you both love and good vibes||Jun 19, 2017||R 771.15|
|anonymous||from the ashes you will rise stronger||Jun 19, 2017||R 257.05|
|Netti and Clinton||So sorry to hear this. Good Luck with rising from the ashes||Jun 19, 2017||R 310.00|
|Anonymous||Peace||Jun 18, 2017||R 500.00|
|Anonymous||With love. Wish it could be more.||Jun 18, 2017||USD $ 16.43|