Beadwork Costumes

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Beaded Cloak

Blue beaded cloak for a bride from Ndwedwe.

"Umyeko"

Black and white photograph wearing a beaded wig called "Umyeko'.

"Iqhikiza"

Black and white photograph of young maiden wearing a beaded outfit, from Eshowe.

"Unkosikazi"

Black and white photograph of a married woman from Grey town.

"Unkosikazi"

Black and white photograph of a married woman from Greytown.

"Izibhambha"

Black and white photograph of two young maidens showing their beaded belts, called 'Izibhambha'.

'Amaqhikiza'

Black and white photographs of two young maidens dressed in traditional beadwork clothes.

"Ucu"

Black and white photograph wearing an engagement necklace called 'Ucu', which indicates that he has a girlfriend/ fiancee.

'Itshitshi'

Black and white photograph of a young maiden, dressed in beadwork costumes that symbolizes that she is at the right age to be married.

"Izintombi neZinsizwa"

Black and white photograph of a group of young girls and boys dressed in beadwork costumes for a merry ceremony.

'Umfanyana'

Black and white photograph of a small boy dressed in ceremonial beawork costume, from Greytown.

Isangoma

Black and white photograph of a Male Sangoma dressed in beadwork and small muthi bottles tied to his necklaces from Eshowe.

'Utelekani'

Black and white photograph of a young man ' Isoka' wearing a necklace called 'Utelekane'.

"Umqemulo"

Black and white photograph of a young maiden known as 'Umqemulo' meaning she is undergoing initiation to become Isangoma.

'Isoka'

Black and white photograph of  young man dressed in his traditional costume which shows that he is at the right age to get married.

"Iqhikiza"

Black and white photograph of a young maiden from Eshowe dressed in her traditional beaded costume.

'Iqhikiza'

Black and white photograph of a young maiden from Eshowe dressed in traditional outfit.

'Iqhikiza'

Black and white photograph of 'Iqhikiza', a young maiden, probably a leader of young maidens ready for marriage.

Izintombi zase Showe

Black and white photograph of young maidens coming from/ going to the river, dressed in their traditional outfts.

Insizwa

Black and white photograph of young man from Eshowe wearing lots of beaded necklace and a feather hat.  

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