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Traditional North African Tagines

Posted on Sep 27, 2014

A tagine is a traditional Berber meal from North Africa, named after the clay dish the meal is cooked in. The dish contains 2 pieces, the flat circular base with low sides and a large cone that loosely sits on the base. The cone-shaped cover is designed to return condensation from steam produced...

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Celebrating Sub-Saharan African Art

Posted on Sep 18, 2014

Named after the famous Mbare Musika marketplace of Zimbabwe, Mbare Ltd. teams up with artisans and craftspeople in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Swaziland, Niger, and Senegal to bring to market high quality traditional Sub-Saharan African art made from natural and recycled materials. Mbare develops...

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Fulani Tribal Jewelry

Posted on Sep 11, 2014

  In the northern region of the West African Republic of Mali live one of the largest groups of nomadic herders on the continent of Africa. Through changes in rule and political boundaries, the Fulani, or Peul, tribe has thrived there since at least the 400 A.D., with some artifacts depicting...

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