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    (0) The History and Meaning of the Zulu Shield

    the-history-and-meaning-of-the-zulu-shield We're thrilled and excited to add the historic Zulu shields to our collection of African weaponry this season! What makes these shields so special? They have been a part of African history for centuries and were used by Zulu tribesmen in battle. Now the shields are used for traditional ceremonies i...

    (0) Discover the Unique Artistry of Soapstone

    soapstone-blog Soapstone is a unique and beautiful metamorphic rock found in Kenya. It is mined in the Tabaka Hills, where it is known for being soft and easy to carve. It is sometimes referred to as Kisii stone. The Abagusii people of the Kisii district in Kenya originally used soapstone to carry pots. For many ...

    (0) The winner of the Dashiki Day Contest
    Winners of the Dashiki Day photo contest George and Heather have received a $50.00 gift certificate from Africa Imports for getting the most votes for their Dashiki photo. Everyone else who is shown below is also getting a $10.00 gift certificate, so there are 31 winners! Happy National Dashiki Day 2016
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