Jeannine Birch studied Psychology for four years, with an entrepreneurial background and passion for naturally handcrafted interiors, she setup her own company Coral & Hive in 2016.
Coral & Hive are known for their perfectly imperfect hand woven natural rugs, all woven on traditional looms in Cape Town, South Africa. The brand is expanding and has stockists in: Switzerland, USA and the UK. There are some exciting collaborations underway for Coral & Hive. Their watercolour mohair rug ‘Pricey Sunset’ designed by Claire Oswalt was featured in the July issue of Homes & Gardens UK. Elle Decoration South Africa have also featured their Karoo Crack and karakul wool collection.
Jeannine works closely with designers in the UK, she is the creative director of the business and takes lead on new projects and concepts. Jeannine resides in South West London with her husband and two sons. They are building an all natural contemporary barn style home in Cape Town, the rugs and interiors are sure to be handcrafted and beautiful!