16 September 2017 - The Art of Conservation

The Art Curator Gallery at Lourensford Estate has joined forces with The Cape Leopard Trust and esteemed international artist Fuz Caforio to host a fundraising event in support of the ongoing efforts to protect the Cape Leopard and conserve its ever-decreasing natural habitat.

The Art of Conservation Fundraiser will take place on the 16th of September 2017 at the beautiful Lourensford Estate where you can enjoy a personal meet and greet experience with Fuz Caforio, live music, finger food, drinks and of course, a live auction sponsored by our luxury partners from; The Diamond Works, Mont Rochelle, Fuz Caforio Wildlife Art, Three Potters and a Painter, Erinvale Spa and Lourensford Estate.

This is an open exhibition with no entrance fees, but we will be accepting donations on the night towards this worthy cause. If you are not able to make the function. We are taking silent bids on several magnificent sponsored gifts.


1. The Diamond Works will be gifting the Art of Conservation with a gorgeous diamond and sapphire ring made from 18k white gold, set with a 1.92 carat sapphire round center stone and 33 diamonds totaling 0.165 carats. This exquisite piece of investment jewelry is estimated at R 156 990 (Ref Code : D/W Sapphire Ring)

2. Fuz Caforio has donated a one-of-a-kind investment piece of art. Size: 140cm x 70 cm. Oil on canvas . The art piece will be revealed on the of The Art of Conservation and is estimated to exceed a value of R 90 000.  (Ref Code : F/C Leopard )

3. Lourensford Estate has generously partnered up with The Art of Conservation event this year to raise over R30 000 for the Cape Leopard Trust with an exclusive master blending wine experience with Hannes Nel of Lourensford Estate which will take 10 guests through an informative wine blending experience and dining experience valued at R60 000. (Ref Code : L/E Wine experience)

4. Erinvale Hotel and Spa will be sponsoring  a 1 night stay for two with breakfast included. Valued at R1610 (Ref code : E/S Erinvale)

5. Three potters and a painter will be donating a beautiful bowl with a set in diamond. Valued at R25 000 (Ref code: T/P Bowl)

6. Mont Rochelle is donating a 2 night stay for two in their Cabernet Room. The voucher includes breakfast, complimentary selection of drinks and snacks from your minibar, transfer service between Mont Rochelle and Franschhoek at set times and 1 complimentary wine tasting session per guest. Valued at R22 400 (Ref code: M/R Cabernet)

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We look forward to seeing you!

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