OUR STORY

About Us

Artefect is a world-class antiques and interiors showroom in Chelsea Village, Wynberg, Cape Town which has a following beyond South Africa; its selections, products and displays are counted as amongst the best of their kind in the world.

With 24 years behind them, linking London, Paris and Cape Town, the Sacranies offer a unique blend of the classic and the cutting-edge, of timeless pieces which go beyond fashion and label.

Shelley is a successful interior designer & decorator with many satisfied clients, and Bashir is a writer/painter with a small but growing following. The two together design furniture and accessories which are blended with decorative antiques sourced from France and other countries in Europe.

An in-house design studio and workshop serve to supply the shop with one-off bespoke pieces, and selected items are also made to order for customers. A growing range of choicest luxury lifestyle products including Assouline books, Citre Trudon candles and various luxury linens and cashmeres also make Artefect the ultimate destination shop