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The Maasai: The Unique Beauty of a Traditional Lifestyle

The Maasai: The Unique Beauty of a Traditional Lifestyle

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Written by Gwyneth Parks
  The Maasai are a semi-nomadic people who have lived in East Africa for centuries. Their tradit...
kuba cloth examples

The Fascinating History and Cultural Significance of Kuba Cloth

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Written by Gwyneth Parks
    The History of Kuba Cloth For centuries, the Kuba people of Central Africa have been creatin...
Jono wearing Zulu socks by Wataka

African Made: Jonathan Stephen Simons

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Written by Gwyneth Parks
For our #africanmade series we profiled Jonathan wearing @wataka.africa socks. Jonathan is a Cap...
Densen wearing Wataka Basotho socks

African Made: Densen Magaisa

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Written by Gwyneth Parks
For our #africanmade series we profiled Densen wearing @wataka.africa socks. Densen is a local f...
African Made: Prince Faya

African Made: Prince Faya

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Written by Gwyneth Parks
For our #africanmade series we profiled Prince Faya wearing @wataka.africa socks.   "My name i...
African Textiles: Ewe Cloth

African Textiles: Ewe Cloth

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Written by Gwyneth Parks

Ewe Cloth is famously woven in strips on mostly cotton and is either very simple, like their indigo and white geometric patterns (below) or complex containing figurative motifs and designs seen above of cows, horses, people, plants, household items, ceremonial stools and more. These cloths were and are worn by all members of society.

African Textiles: Mudcloth, Bògòlanfini or Bogolan

African Textiles: Mudcloth, Bògòlanfini or Bogolan

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Written by Gwyneth Parks
Bògòlanfini or Bogolan commonly known as Mudcloth, originated in the town of Beledougou in Mali...
African Made: Kent Lingeveldt

African Made: Kent Lingeveldt

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Written by Gwyneth Parks
  Kent comes from the streets of the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa. He shaped his first...

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