Africa Fabric

When one considers the many wonders that come from the continent of Africa fabric of brightly colored design comes quickly to mind. Perhaps the most well known African fabric is kente cloth, made by men and women of the Ashanti people in Ghana since the 12th century. This very representative Africa fabric was originally the […]

African Fabric

In a land as vast and diverse as Africa, it should come as no surprise to learn that traditional African fabric is also diverse and comes in a vast array of materials embellished with a diverse assortment of decorative techniques. In fact, someone knowledgeable of African textiles can easily identify the region of origin just […]

African Fabrics

Of all traditional African fabrics worn as clothing around the world, it is perhaps the bogolanfini that has gained more universal favor across racial and ethnic lines than all others. Bogolanfini is the black and white fabric historically associated with the Bambara of Mali in West Africa. Sometimes called bogolan, these lovely African fabrics are […]

African Quilt

The folk arts in early American history were heavily influenced by the slave trade, with many slaves exhibiting outstanding skills and talents that quickly became valued by the white population of the time. Of the many art forms that came to this country because of the slave trade, African quilt making is perhaps one of […]

African Quilts

There’s a certain charm found in so-called African quilts, those made by Americans who used the influence of their African heritage to craft, design, and decorate these works that are both useful and a delight to the eye. This influence is limited, however, to the African quilts made for personal use. Many of the early […]

African Textile

No one knows who made the first African textile, or when, but the oldest cloth fragments found on the continent date back thousands of years. Some of the tombs of ancient Egyptian pharaohs contain remnants of the African textile materials the mummified remains were wrapped in and this cloth dates back almost five thousand years. […]

South African Art

The Splendor Of South African Art South African art lies at the point where African art usually started. This you can best understand from the cave and rock paintings of South African Bushmen whose aim was to give you an impression of how they used to hunt animals at that point of time. What is […]

South African Airlnes

South African Airlines South African Airlines is South Africa¬ís biggest airline company that operates both the domestic and international sectors. It has hubs in Johannesburg and Cape Town. There are two airline services controlled by South African Airlines which are South African Airways (SAA) and SAFAIR. South African Airways (SAA) South African Airlines has been […]

South African Airways

South African Airways South African Airways, which was founded in 1934, has greatly expanded its services during the past seven decades and it is now operating flights to almost all continents in this world including North America, South America Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. Great Incentives From South African Airways South African Airways offer many […]

South African Beadwork

South African Beadwork South African beadwork is on e of the most treasured artistic heritage of the country. Beadwork, full of vivid pattern and color, is one of the most compelling art forms there. This tradition has survived to the modern day, despite disappearance of much of their other cultural traditions due to Western influence. […]