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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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Handmade Tunisian Ceramics

Posted on Sep 4, 2014

For centuries artisans on the Mediterranean coast of northern Tunisia have handcrafted beautiful glazed ceramics. The small coastal town of Nabeul, the heart of the region’s ceramic industry, is home to a modern ceramic studio that uses traditional materials and techniques to create the stunning...

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