African Beadwork

Earth Africa is fortunate to be situated in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, a warm coastal province that is well known for its beaches, mountains, and "The Big 5" Safari destinations. It is also the home of the Internationally renowned rural Zulu Beadworkers - African Beadwork is one of the most important craft industries in South Africa with beautiful beading techniques and skills being passed down through the generations.

SEE A FEW FEATURED PRODUCTS BELOW.....







Video Heritage Day Gifts South Africa


Cancer Awareness Month October





African Beaded Necklaces


Zulu African beaded earrings handmade in South Africa


African Beaded Bangles from South Africa



African Beadwork from South Africa

ZULU BEADWORK FROM SOUTH AFRICA.

Earth Africa is fortunate to be situated in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, a warm coastal province that is well known for its beaches, mountains, and "The Big 5" Safari destinations. It is also the home of the Internationally renowned rural Zulu Beadworkers - African Beadwork is one of the most important craft industries in South Africa with beautiful beading techniques and skills being passed down through the generations. These rural Zulu Beadwork women are some of the most impoverished people in Africa and yet they still produce outstanding, authentic products in difficult circumstances..... see the below YouTube video which is a "must watch" to get a better understanding of our Zulu beaders. 



Zulu African Beadwork handmade in South Africa


NATIONAL HERITAGE DAY - 24 SEPTEMBER.

Heritage Day on Friday 24 September recognizes and celebrates the cultural wealth of our nation, we as South Africans celebrate the day by remembering the cultural heritage of The Rainbow Nation. Various events are held throughout the country to commemorate this day - In support of Heritage Day, Earth Africa supplies a wide range of PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN Beaded goods & Traditional African Clothing and accessories handmade by our rural Zulu Beadworkers. 



Video Heritage Day Gifts South Africa



OCTOBER | CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.

The ever resourceful impoverished Zulu Beaders of KwaZulu-Natal handmake a range of Beaded products to create awareness for breast cancer - October is Cancer awareness month in South Africa. The most popular beadwork being Beaded cancer pins, ribbons, keyrings, serviette rings and table placecard holders. One good cause supports another.



Cancer Awareness Month October

 

AFRICAN BEADED EARRINGS.

Traditional African Beaded Earrings from South Africa. African beadwork handmade by the rural Zulu beadwork women of South Africa. We stock an extensive range of Traditional African Earrings in bright ethnic colors and patterns as well as more contemporary colors and styles, if your quantities are large enough we will custom make our African jewelry to your personal requirements.



African Beaded Earrings from South Africa



AFRICAN BEADED NECKLACES.

Zulu beaded necklaces by the rural beadworkers of South Africa. Traditional African designs have fused with contemporary styles creating uniquely South African Beadwork Jewellery of which Earth Africa carries a wide range and frequently adds new styles.

African Beaded Necklaces


 

AFRICAN BEADED BANGLES AND BRACELETS.

Zulu women wear multiple colorful beaded bangles to match their vibrant clothing, we have an extensive range including wide chunky Zulu beaded bangles, intricate ethnic bangles handmade in shiny fashionable colors, rope style bangles, and African bracelets purposefully made to match our exquisite African necklaces and beaded earrings. 

African Beaded Bangles from South Africa



TELEPHONE WIRE BASKETS & BOWLS.

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.

 
Telephone Wire Baskets


 

TRADITIONAL AFRICAN CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES.

Traditional African Clothing and Accessories from South Africa.
Zulu women's traditional attire handmade in South Africa including African beaded skirts, beaded belts & gloves, Zulu hats, footwear, African beaded necklaces, bracelets & earrings, African Doeks and so much more.
Wholesale suppliers of traditional African Clothing shop for the full range on our catalog.
We also stock a wide range of Xhosa clothing and accessories in traditional blue & white colours.


Traditional African Clothing from South Africa

 

LOWEST PRICES ON BEADWORK IN SOUTH AFRICA.

Not only does EARTH AFRICA stock the largest range of handmade Beadwork in South Africa, but we also sell it at the lowest prices. Shop for the full range of Zulu Beadwork Jewelry & Accessories on our catalog to the left of this page including African beaded necklaces, bangles, bracelets, and earrings as well as many other craft items.



Lowest priced beadwork in South Africa