In this section you will find comprehensive information about
products and services offered by Zimbabwean companies.
Arts & Crafts
Zimbabwe is a young nation, but an old country - with respect
to art and craft that has survived for more than 12 000 years.
It was once the domain of the San people (or Bushman) who
were extremely skilled in bushcraft and animated paintings.
There are over 15 000 sites - cave walls, shelters and overhangs
of boulders that show rock paintings, so old that the societies
that created them do not exist any more, but a wealth of art
has been left showing evidence that many crafts existed. Bags,
blankets, headdresses, knee tassels, combs, aprons, fertility
emblems, pipes, musical instruments and fine brushes can all
be identified in the paintings by these spiritually-rich and
Great Zimbabwe - a World Heritage site - is the soul of the
nation. This historical heritage of an empire after which
Zimbabwe is appropriately named, shows some of the earliest
indications of skill in the intricate cutting and carving
of stone. The city's beauty can be glimpsed in the lasting
stonework patterns - chevron, dogs tooth, herringbone motifs,
and the eight beautiful jewels of the famed 'Zimbabwe Bird'.
This great soapstone carving symbolizes
Export growth in the horticultural industry in Zimbabwe has
been impressive, earning the country a favourable and high
profile image internationally. The trend seems to be to upgrade
existing facilities, increase output and move into higher
Although horticulture is a very broad term, in Zimbabwe it
is confined to the following crops that are commercially grown
Cut flowers: roses, asters, chrysanthemums, carnations,
ammimajus, delphinium, euphorbia, Lit