Arno Marais

Some of my images have been printed in magazines and books.

Fujifilm Southern Africa Photographic Awards in the


Abstract Wildlife & Environment Category 

* 2007:   Second runner-up for my image “Dewdrops on Spiderweb”.
* 2008:  Certificate for top 10 entries for my image “Delicate Dandelion”. 
* 2009:  Certificate for top 10 entries for my image “Feather Abstract”.
* 2010:   First runner-up for my image “High-water Mark” plus
* 2010:   Certificate for top 10 entries for the image “Aloe Abstract”.

Some of my work is on permanent display at an established art gallery.



Bernice Leroy

Life, as we have it given to us, is a journey. Fill your environment and home with beauty, for tomorrow is not promised. Love your life, make your home a haven, today.



Cameras and lenses assist me to create memories of the beauty surrounding me - beautiful people, awesome landscapes, magnificent animals and more.


About the "Treasure Chest"

Rough Diamond - Treasure Chest : Online store for beautiful South African photographic art.


Prospecting for Treasure

"Rough Diamond - Treasure Chest" is an online outlet of typical South African photographic imagery – strongly reminiscent of the wild beauty of the southern tip of the African continent.  Irrespective of where in this world you find yourself, we know that the treasures you find here will make your home sparkle, turning it into a haven.

For our international clients: items are printed by high quality print houses in the USA or Europe and shipped directly from there for speedy delivery. South African clients: Fulfilled by top quality local printhouses and shipped locally for best prices.

This is a deep chest, with many treasures yet to be yielded over time.
Enjoy exploring!

What Our Clients Say



My husband was thrilled with his surprise gift and loves the canvas! I think it is fantastic - one can even see the fine details of the headlight glass. Thank you so much!


The calendars I gifted are very popular, and the quality is excellent. I love my magnet calendar as well. Thank you very much.


I love my canvas - it is a talking point for all our visitors. We get regular comments on the quality. It has been so easy to just clean off without harming the product. Keep up the good work!

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