Velabengasho Khumalo and his wife Gabajana Mhlongo Khumalo in ceremonial dress/ festival attire. Velabengasho has red Lourie feathers in his hair. Gabajana's topknot is a wig decorated with bead ornaments. The lower one is a token of respect to her in-laws, umnqwazi. Her tiny shield was made by Laduma from remnants from oxhide. Similar shields were used by lightning doctors to ward of lighting. Gabajana' earlobes are pierced.