The trademark hat of the Fulani people of West Africa. The red material and the tassels are leather, the tan material is straw, and it is further decorated with hand made cloth items. The Fulani are migrant cattle herders found throughout West Africa. This hat is one of the few things that is common to the tribe throughout a broad expanse of 'West Africa. A true collectors item, and a work of great cultural significance. 14" diameter. Made in Mali. C-A047 Learn
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Kufi Hats-Mudcloth; Produced from authentic African mudcloth. Mudcloth is made using ancient and extensive process. Fabric is all hand spun making seven individual cloth sheets in this work. Each strip of cloth is then sewn together. The entire piece of fabric is then dyed in tea made from Bogalon tree found in sub-Saharan Africa. The tea acts as a fixative for mud painted designs that are hand painted using specially prepared mud. This piece has been bleached after entire process is complete to give a lighter look: unique and more treasured. Mud dye has been used for many centuries to pass African culture from generation to generation. Approx. 22" in circumference. Made in Mali C-A045
Add a dash of dazzle!
Get that perfect finishing touch with this lustrous African bracelet. Each one is hand-made out of Fulani silver, silver-plated brass. Hand twisted, while you can adjust the size you need with the soft metal and gap! J-B176
Get a Culture Makeover
This mudcloth brimmed hat is a great way to re-do your look. Transform yourself into someone that is hip, cultural, and exotic in one easy step! 100% cotton mudcloth, best if hand washed. Made in Mali. C-A034
Mudcloth designs and colors are unique and may not be reflected in the photo. None can be specified.
Please note: There is only 1 in stock for each style #. These are unique pieces so multiple quantities of a particular style # cannot be ordered. If ordered, it could cause a delay in your order.
APPROX 5' x 7' - Mudcloth Bambara - Genuine mudcloth with hand-painted designs using the traditional methods which have been passed down for many years. The cloth is first woven, then a design is painted on by hand using natural ingredients. Each piece is unique and different. No two pieces are alike. This cloth is then dipped into specially prepared dyes made with mud, left to dry and then often dipped again. The process may take several weeks from start to finish. Authentic mudcloth with symbolic designs. M-F130
Authentic African mudcloth dresses Each dress is unique. No two are alike. Hand spun. For best results hand wash. Made in Mali, West Africa. Fits up to a 46" bust and 53" length. Sleeve length can vary, and some may be sleeveless. Hand wash. BB-1099
In many African communities, personal adornment signifies honor, status and wealth. Made with Bronze but having the look of true gold. With gold being one of the most precious and highly prized precious metals in the world, these traditional African earrings leave no doubt of their exotic origins. Most commonly worn among the Fulani people of West Africa. Fabulous adornments from the heart of Africas interior. Truly unique and not to be found or copied elsewhere. Each pair is individually hand crafted by someone who creates jewelry as their lifetime profession; not mass produced in a western style factory. Earrings approx. 2" in diameter. Made in Mali, West Africa. J-E320
A glitzy earring with African appeal
These hand-made Fula twist earrings give you a glimmer of African culture instantly. Each earring takes hours to create by Malian craftspeople; the look is authentic, the style is irresistible. Get yours today! Made in Mali. J-E331 fulani earrings fulani jewelryfulani earring faulani earings
Hand-Crafted by the Nomads in Africa
These Tuareg Silver etched plate bracelets give you an authentic piece of African history to wear on your wrist. Tuareg silver is an alloy of silver and copper; and is crafted by the travelling nomadic groups in Niger. Color and designs vary. Bracelets are adjustable. J-TB028 taureg tuareg tooreg touareg