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COLLECTIING TRIBAL BEADWORK FROM AROUND TH E WORLD

Africa | Beaded anklet from the Xhosa people of South Africa | ca. 1870 - 1930 | Skin, glass beads and plant fiber.

Beaded anklet (skin, glass beads and plant fiber) Xhosa people of South Africa

Africa | Xhosa woman. South Africa. 1967 - 1976 | ©Digital Library University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program. Photographer Harold E Scheub

Xhosa woman, South Africa / Harold E Scheub

Africa | Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster. Published 1967 || Red Blanket Valley is an eye-witness account of life on an isolated trading station in the Transkei, where for 14 years Joan Broster lived with her husband. Mention is made of the Amaqwathi, Baca, Basuto, Bomvana, Fingo, Gcaleka, Hlangwini, Hlubi, Pondo, Pondomise, Tembu and the Xesibe. It also offers a great introduction to the Xhosa and their beadwork.

Thembu couple and child wearing complete beadwork outfits. Image taken from the publication "Red Blanket Valley" by Joan Broster.

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We also have the Peplum Cape in the traditional mbhaco colours (cream and black). It can be worn with your dress of choice, pants or a skirt for any occasion.

Africa | Xhosa Wedding ~ In December 2012, His Royal Highness Unathi Phathuxolo Mtirara, a member of the AbaThembu Royal family, married a celebrated soprano Nonhlanhla Yende in a traditional Xhosa royal wedding ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

Traditional Xhosa Royal Wedding for inspirational Opera Musicians

Xhosa Wedding ~ In December His Royal Highness Unathi Phathuxolo Mtirara, a member of the AbaThembu Royal family, married a celebrated soprano Nonhlanhla Yende in a traditional Xhosa royal wedding ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

Women of the Xhosa Tribe in south Africa.

Two Xhosa woman, participants at a traditional dance festival, Mount Frere, South Africa (©Anton Crone -