Welcome to the Ugly Duckling

Specialising in fascinating artefacts, Jute rugs, mirrors, unique imported furniture, magnificent cloths and throws, clothing and accessories, brass ‘old style’ telephones, clocks, gramophones and nautical navigation tools, Wall and floor ornaments, swords.


  • dream catchers
  • bamboo gongs

musical instruments

  • duck and bird whistles
  • djembe drums
  • marimbas
  • xylophones
  • didgi’s
  • Maori geckos and masks
  • jewellery
  • jewellery boxes


  • Dominoes
  • chess
  • backgammon
  • dice & more

The Ugly Duckling has grown from strength to strength over the past decade and tripled in size. Opening branches in Rosetta, Clarens – Free State, Central Berg and in Balgowen

All branches are situated in tranquil areas away from the hustle and bustle of the city life, making it a relaxing and friendly environment for family and friends.