exquisite,Gold,Ostrich Leather

The ostrich is the largest living bird on earth, it is flightless and is native to Africa. On average, it stands 2 metres (8 feet, 2 1/2 inches) tall and weighs 100-130kgs (about 297 pounds.)

Ostrich Leather:

Ostrich leather is exquisite, distinguished by its tell-tale “goose bump” pattern of quill sockets. Soft to the touch, it is both flexible and durable, making it an ideal working material for the manufacture of many leather goods. All leather used in the manufacture of (KDJ) is from farm-reared ostriches, grown for their health protecting lean and low cholesterol meat. This ensures the survival and preservation of those in the wild.

For sheer sophisticated elegance, Khonje Designs Jewellery, like the top fashion houses of the world, insists on genuine Klein Karoo ostrich leather from the best ostrich tannery in the world.

Ostrich Feathers:

They are an exclusive material in the fashion industry, also used in decorations at special occasions and events like weddings.

Ostrich Meat:

Ostriches provide a lean, tasty, red meat which is perfect for those pursuing a healthy lifestyle.
Ostrich meat is:

- low in cholestrol
- low in fat
- low in kilojoules
- rich in protein
- rich in iron
Ostrich Egg:

Ostrich eggs are huge, each weighing between 1 - 1.5kgs (2 pounds 3 ounces – 3 pounds 5 ounces.)
One ostrich egg is equivalent to 24 chicken eggs.

The ostrich egg is so strong that when placed vertically on sand it can withstand a weight of 300kg (660 lb) and when placed horizontally it can withstand a weight of 150kg (330lb.)