African Pattern Zulu regular

-My mother is from South-Africa and Zulu is the best known tribe of South-Africa. They're very creative like every other tribe, but just like other tribes they have their own patterns and I want to learn more about those patterns.

Africa | Resplendent in wedding finery, groom awaits arrival of bride. Near Nongoma, Zululand, South Africa | ©Volkmar K Wentzel

Resplendent in wedding finery, groom awaits arrival of bride. Near Nongoma, Zululand, South Africa

Zulu Love Letters are African Beaded Messages given by the Zulu Maidens to their lovers as symbols of their love and affection - each colour conveys a different meaning.

Love letters are African beaded messages made by girls (Zulu and a few other groups) for themselves or for prospective boyfriends. Each colour conveys a different meaning but these meanings and the meanings of the patterns differ by community.

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