Africa's rich traditions of crafts and decorative arts are explored here. Concentrating on Africa south of the Sahara, this book highlights the jewellery, beadwork, leatherwork, stone carving, textiles, masks and metalwork of a variety of cultures.
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Adinkra African cultures animals aprons Art Wolfe artistic Ashanti baskets beadwork beautiful brass Bushmen Cape carved cattle century ceremony circumcision coiled colour Congo Cowrie shells created dance decoration designs Dogon dress East Africa elements fabric face fibres figures Forman Archive geometric Ghana girl gold gourds headdress headrests hide Himba Ivory Coast Jason Lauré Kamba Kente cloth Kenya king Kisii Kisii stone known KwaZulu-Natal leather live livestock loom Maasai and Samburu Mali cloth masks material culture metal motifs Namibia Ndebele Ndebele woman necklaces neckpieces Nigeria objects ochre Omo River Opposite ornaments patterns pieces raffia region Rendille ritual San Bushmen sculptor sewn shape Shona Shona sculpture skin South Africa Southern Africa stool strip symbols threads trade traditional Turkana twins Victor Engelbert wall painting warriors wear wearer weave white beads Wodaabe women wood wooden worn woven Xhosa Xhosa beadwork Yoruba Zimbabwe Zulu