Ndebele Beaded Doll South Africa Linga Koba Initiation Fair Trade Crossroads

Ndebele Beaded Doll South Africa Linga Koba Initiation Fair Trade Crossroads

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Every four years, Ndebele boys spend two winter months undergoing a ritual initiation from boyhood to manhood. During this time, their mothers wear "Linga Koba". The two long strips of beads represent her dual emotions, losing a boy and gaining a man. 15" h.

This is a fair trade product. Artisans are well paid. Working conditions are safe and free of exploitation.