Size: 5”T x 1.75”W *Please note each doll is hand beaded and may have visible threading. Please treat these delicate dolls with love and care.
ABOUT:The Ndebele are one of the smallest tribes in Southern Africa, the women are one of the most colorful and distinctive in their dress and adornment. The beadwork worn during different life stages indicates the individuals status within the community at any given time.
Among the Nguni people the Sangoma Doll is an important expect, a diviner who claims they can contact the ancestral spirits. It is said that she receives the will of the spirits but that she is a protector of the society. Her opinion and judgment is very important and she is seen as an important figure in their culture.