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ZULU BEADWORK

Zulu beadwork is culturally regulated, so that one's status may be readily determined. Because they possessed no written language, much of their communication took the visual form of beadwork, especially, beaded "love letters" conveying a message of love. The colors and patterning were symbolic. In addition to love letters, beaded belts, chokers, beaded core style necklaces, bands, bracelets and rings, adorn Zulu women.

These fabulous pieces were collected in the field in the 1970's by Rhoda Lurie. All these examples have been displayed in museum exhibitions and are of museum quality.


Z32. ZULU
MATRIMONIAL & CHOKER NECKLACES
$295.00



MORE ZULU BEADS

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Z20b. ZULU
LOINCLOTH & LOVE LETTER
$175.00

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