Japhter, a fearless chaser of dreams and new applications for his multitude of ideas

Japhter Luvhimbi

By carving sculptures, traditional head rests and walking sticks, Japhter Luvhimbi is a prolific artist who believes in preserving his rich family heritage in his own way. He learned carving skills from his father.

He chase his passions and dreams

He puts all his artistic aspirations and energy now into modern applicatikon of  traditional work. His technical skills are at such an advanced level that he is able to use the very hard Leadwood to create his wood carvings. He recently started specializing in wooden jewelry, also from Leadwood and he works with jewelry and fashion designers in Johannesburg. Japhter works from his home-studio in Muledani close to Thohoyandou, Northern Limpopo.

Contact details:

Japhter Luvhimbi
Tel +27(0)83 433 8390
Muledani village, Thohoyandou