Zulu earplugs

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Pair of circular ear-discs, made from hardwood from the red ivory tree.

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South Africa | Earplugs "amashaza" from the Zulu people of Tugela Ferry, South Africa. | Wood and paint | ca. 1930/40s

 1930 - These were most likely made in Johannesburg by craftsmen who sold them to migrant workers as gifts for their wives.

Africa | Zulu Ear Plugs | ca. 1930 - 1950 | They are made of soft wood with finely worked vinyl mosaic overlays.

South Africa | Pair of ear plugs from the Zulu people | Wood and bakelite | Est. 800-1 000 € ~ (April '08) Tongue Piercings, Cartilage Piercings, Rook Piercing, Piercing Ideas, Afrique Art, Multiple Ear Piercings, Six Flags, Snake Tattoo, Ear Plugs

Paire de boucles d'oreille ZOULOU (Afrique...

Paire de boucles d'oreille ZOULOU (Afrique du Sud) (dénomination ISIQ HAZA) Assemblage...

Both sides o/t same pair

South Africa | Pair of ear plugs ~ showing both sides of the same pair | Sold together with another set for 650£ ~ (May '11)

South Africa | Pair of ear plugs | Sold together with another set for 650£ ~ (May '11) African Art, African Style, Ear Plugs, Zulu, My Heritage, African Fashion, South Africa, Arts And Crafts, Pottery

South Africa | Pair of ear plugs | Sold together with another set for 650£ ~ (May '11)

 The customary Zulu ritual of ear piercing of pre-pubescent children was referred to as the ’qhumbuza’ ceremony. Once the ears were pierced,. African Accessories, African Jewelry, African Design, African Art, African Museum, African Culture, Zulu, Cape Town, Ear Piercings

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Zulu ear-discs c1950, Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town. The customary Zulu ritual of ear piercing of pre-pubescent children was referred to as the ’qhumbuza’ ceremony. Once the ears were pierced,...

South Africa | 3 pairs of Zulu ear plugs; Wood, asbestos vinyl, metal pins | Decorated on both sides. Xhosa, Ear Plugs, Gauges, Kwazulu Natal, Jewelry Tattoo, Stretched Ears, Metal Pins, African Art, South Africa

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South Africa | 3 pairs of Zulu ear plugs; Wood, asbestos vinyl, metal pins | Decorated on both sides.

South Africa | Ear ornaments ~ Iziqhaza ~ from the Zulu people | Est. 1000 Zulu, Thigh Sleeve, Xhosa, Lobe, African Art, African Style, African Jewelry, Treasure Chest, African Fashion

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South Africa | Ear ornaments ~ Iziqhaza ~ from the Zulu people | Est. 1000

Full Image and Description Ear Plugs, Zulu, Anthropology, African Art, Traditional Art, South Africa, Ears, Copper, Textiles

South Africa | Earplugs "amashaza" from the Zulu people | Wood, plastic, iron alloy, copper alloy, paint. | ca. 1950/60s | These types of earplugs were bought by Zulu migrant workers in Johannesburg as gifts for their wives.

Full Image and Description Ear Plugs, Zulu, Ethnic Jewelry, Anthropology, African Art, Painting On Wood, South Africa, Bling, Image

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South Africa | Earplugs "amashaza" from the Zulu people. | Wood and paint | ca. 1930/40s

View this item and discover similar for sale at - A colorful and beautifully designed pair of ear plugs. At an early age, a Zulu child's earlobes were pierced and gradually stretched to allow for larger African Culture, African Art, African Prints, Gins Of The World, Curiosity Shop, Dream Home Design, Ear Plugs, Zulu, Tribal Art

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Africa | Zulu Wood Ear Plugs - South Africa | ca 1920s - 1940s | At an early age, a Zulu child's earlobes were pierced and gradually stretched to allow for larger and larger ear plugs to be worn.: African Jewelry, Tribal Jewelry, Cultural Relativism, Stretched Ears, Ear Plugs, Zulu, Tribal Art, African Art, Stone Jewelry

Africa | Zulu Wood Ear Plugs - South Africa | ca 1920s - 1940s | At an early age, a Zulu child's earlobes were pierced and gradually stretched to allow for larger and larger ear plugs to be worn.:

Full Image and Description Aztec Designs, Ear Plugs, Zulu, Anthropology, African Art, Traditional Art, South Africa, Copper, Iron

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South Africa | Earplugs "amashaza" from the Zulu people. | Wood, plastic, iron alloy, copper alloy, paint. | ca. 1950/60s