Sari scarf are great for the dress up area. Nothing on them for little hands to pick off and swallow. COMES IN AN ARRAY OF COLOURS
Size 52 cm x 2.00 mt long
This placemat are woven by a group of over 700 rural women in the mountains of Swaziland.
Their aim is to create innovative contemporary designs using traditional hand skills and locally sustainable raw materials.Their aim is to create innovative contemporary designs using traditional hand skills and locally sustainable raw materials. They use Lutindzi grass.
The women, many of whom are grandmothers, work from home enabling them to maintain a traditional lifestyle and to care for their own children, and many vulnerable or orphaned children within their community.
Size is 32 cm dia
Fertility is of major importance to the Ndebele people. A fertility doll is made ( in secret) for the bride by the maternal Grandmother and is ritually presented to her when she enters her new hut after the wedding ceremony.Custom has it that, after the birth of the third child, the fertility doll must be given away, or destroyed,because it is considered unlucky to keep it any longer.
The Tshwaranang-B Co-Op group of pensioner ladies get together to chat, offer each other support, and most importantly to make things.
They create the wonderful “Goodwill Dolls” which show the traditional dress from various tribal groups in South Africa.
Each doll comes with a tag saying who has made their lovely doll, and the tribe it represents.
The sale of these gorgeous dolls adds important income to these grandmothers, who are usually raising their grandchildren, with the numbers involved steadily growing in the township of Soweto Sth Africa.
Size Aprox 25-30 cm