African Beaded Keyrings
Earth Africa, based in Durban, South Africa are wholesale & retail suppliers of authentic African products including Zulu Beadwork, African Jewellery, Curio's and Ethnic clothing. See our PRODUCT CATALOGUE to the left of this page for the complete range of over 3000 African products with prices.
African telephone wire baskets, or 'Mbenge' in Zulu, handmade using age old grass weaving techniques were first developed by night shift security guards who passed the time weaving recycled telephone wire onto their security sticks. These skills were then transferred to the ornately designed telephone wire baskets of today.
African Beadwork is the most important craft industry in South Africa with beautiful beading techniques and skills being passed down through the generations from mothers to daughters. These rural African Beadwork ladies are some of the most impoverished people in Africa, yet they still manage to produce outstanding, authentic products in difficult circumstances.
Traditional African beaded necklaces, bracelets, bangles and earrings, handmade in South Africa in eye catching colours and designs have become sought after worldwide. Traditional African designs have fused with contemporary styles creating unique South African Beadwork Jewellery of which Earth Africa carries a wide range and frequently adds new styles.
The Beaded SA Flag is another widely recognised African Beadwork product, especially suited to the Promotional and Corporate Industry. The colors of the SA Flag have been incorporated into a range of beadwork products including beaded SA Flag keyrings, beaded lanyards, beaded pens, tin mugs and jewellery. Earth Africa stocks an extensive range of these beaded SA Flag products, we can also custom make to your specific requirements.
Have an African Christmas this year with our fabulous range of Beaded Christmas decorations handmade in South Africa. We stock a wide range including Christmas stars, balls, tree's and animals. We can also personalize the packaging to include your company logo.
Zulu Hats are traditionally only worn by the married Zulu woman, available in a myriad different colours and designs. These 'Isicholos' are constructed from a framework of grass and palm leaves covered in fabric with intricate bead and stitch-work trim. Zulu hats have moved beyond clothing, regularly being used as ethnic decor in Luxury Safari lodges and African themed homes.
Earth Africa is predominantly a wholesale company however all the products on our website are also available for retail customers. The prices shown on this website are all RETAIL PRICES and will also be a lot more inexpensive than if you were to buy the same product from a curio shop. We have a huge range of over 3000 African Products ranging from African Beaded Jewelry, African Curios, African Tableware and so much more, see the full range in the product catalogue to the left of this page. See more info on retail buying here.