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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:

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

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  2. Wow, those are really cool, and so colorful!

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

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  4. Those are really amazing. Surprising amount of detail.

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  5. I want a seahorse!!! I love it!

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  6. Those are so cool I want the lemur.

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

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  8. Love them!!

    I am now following you from MBC :-)

    You can find me here~

    http://debshere.blogspot.com/

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

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  10. 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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