Magpie Calls – for all your specialist bridal and special occasion accessories.
Tarah van Wyk is the owner and designer at Magpie Calls. Tarah is a self-confessed magpie.
Her passion for making pretty and shiny things started when she became a Belly Dancer. She had to make her own costumes and accessories and was soon asked to create accessories for her fellow dancers.
Magpie Calls now focuses primarily on bridal and special occasion accessories.
Tarah works with new and old/vintage elements, and collects bits from various sources. Each piece is handcrafted from scratch and she uses a variety of materials. They are one of a kind bespoke pieces that are uniquely for you her client.
Custom orders are her speciality, though ready made pieces may be purchased on line on the Hello Pretty portal. This being South Africa’s top designer and artisan market place these ready made pieces can be dispatched immediately. Based in the Upper Highway Area of KwaZulu-Natal, Tarah often works remotely with her brides and clients. Her pieces can be shipped almost anywhere.
Magpie Calls offer a wide range of accessories, all beautiful and whimsical. There are belts for those who want to emphasise their waist. Hair combs, hairpins and hair vines to make a small statement or to create some focus on a beautiful hairstyle.
Tarah will create earrings and necklaces for a minimal look or those for a more bold or dramatic effect.
Tarah offers a host of ideas for exquisite head pieces in various shapes and forms. These can be simple and elegant or dramatic.
There are tiaras for those who want a princess moment, or an upright crown for those who want to stand out. These can have various heights depending on how dramatic you want to look.
Magpie Calls is a proudly South African company and Tarah a truly gifted designer. Check out her website to see examples of her beautiful pieces.