Hear Me Out

If you feel like treating yourself to a visual feast then head on down to the Phansi Museum this week! Master craftswoman, Hlengiwe Dube’s solo exhibition, ‘Hear Me Out’, opened at Phansi this past weekend, and will remain up until the end of the month. Dube, who learned the art of beading and wirework from … Read more

A Zulu Engagement ‘Ring’

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the different stages involved in a Zulu wedding, and with today being Valentines Day it seemed only appropriate that we should continue our theme of love, and look at something that happens right at the beginning of a relationship between a Zulu boy and girl – the exchange … Read more

A Zulu Loveletter

The topic of love is a dominant theme in the social life of people the world over, and since time immemorial people have sent their beloveds little letters expressing their interest. Whether that letter takes the form of a hand-writtten sonnet, a typed essay, an sms, or even a beaded brooch, the intention remains the same. Zulu people … Read more