Hand Beaded African Zulu Amachunu Sangoma (healer) Doll 13" - Great Kwanzaa Gift
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Hand Beaded African Zulu Amachunu Sangoma (healer) Doll 13" - Great Kwanzaa Gift:
TRADITIONAL AMACHUNU SANGOMA (HEALER) DOLL
Handmade Zulu Beadwork
This doll wears traditional braids and is decorated with a beaded necklace and apron.
Each Doll is one of a kind, individually made by Zulu Artisans.
Approximately 13" tall.
The Zulus are the largest tribe in Southern Africa, renowned for their artistry and craftsmanship.
Zulu beading is intimately related to the culture and plays in intergral part in all traditional ceremonies.
We work with several different cooperatives in South Africa which are using native crafts to help women and HIV positive individuals to be financially independent.
The Sangoma are the traditional healers in Zulu Culture. They often wear white beads braided into their hair. Sangoma practice physical, spiritual and emotional healing, oversee birth and death rituals, protect warriors and narrate the myths and history of their tradtions.
A great gift for yourself or someone else! No 2 are exactly alike!
Women Working on Dolls in their Village.
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