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One of the best uses of yellow and great geometrics at Turpentine in the UK. Photo by @lucyfives

One of the best uses of yellow and great geometrics at Turpentine in the UK. Photo by @lucyfives

Kwa Zuyluear plugs - South Africa  Circa 1950  The earplugs are made from a South African soft wood, iziqhaza, which is overlaid to one or both sides with brightly coloured designs of vinyl cut from 'Marley' floor tiles; these finely worked mosaic overlays are glued and pinned in place. The earplugs were made by Zulu craftsmen and sold to migrant workers for their loved ones back home.  The wearing of these highly decorative earplugs grew from the smaller polished bone, wood or ivory plugs…

Kwa Zuyluear plugs - South Africa Circa 1950 The earplugs are made from a South African soft wood, iziqhaza, which is overlaid to one or both sides with brightly coloured designs of vinyl cut from 'Marley' floor tiles; these finely worked mosaic overlays are glued and pinned in place. The earplugs were made by Zulu craftsmen and sold to migrant workers for their loved ones back home. The wearing of these highly decorative earplugs grew from the smaller polished bone, wood or ivory plugs…

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.:

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.: