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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Beaded Animals


These beaded animal figurines are handcrafted by talented disadvantaged bead-and-wire artists in the townships near Cape Town, South Africa. Making and selling them provides a livelihood for many entrepreneurial and creative South Africans, who would otherwise be destitute. Read more.....








11 comments:

Queen Bug said...

The first one reminds me of King Julian, in Madagascar... "It is I, King Julian. Who here is attracted to me." hahahaha

Alicia said...

Wow, those are really cool, and so colorful!

Buckeroomama said...

The owls are cute!!! :)

char_char said...

Those are so cool! I really like the seahorses. :)

TS Hendrik said...

Those are really amazing. Surprising amount of detail.

blueviolet said...

I want a seahorse!!! I love it!

Pam said...

Those are so cool I want the lemur.

yonca said...

Wow! Pretty cool! Love the pelican :)Have a great week Veronica! xoxo

Deb K said...

Love them!!

I am now following you from MBC :-)

You can find me here~

http://debshere.blogspot.com/

Tired Mom T├ęsa said...

Those look like they would take forever! Kind of pretty though.

beaded animals said...

Thank you for blogging about our amazing, handmade, fair trade beaded animals! if you have any questions about our African bead art feel free to contact us.

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