One-of-a-Kind, hand beaded Ndebele Maiden Doll with gold neck rings.
Handmade in South Africa.
Size:24”T x 6”W base
*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.
During engagement, a man who want to be in a serious relationship with a particular women place a doll outside a young woman's hut indicating is intention to propose marriage to her.