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Zulu art and craft

What are the best places to see and purchase traditional Zulu art and crafts? In particular I'm interested in old Zulu spoons, head-rests, milk-pails, etc. Where would you advise visiting?

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1. Re: Zulu art and craft

if its for investment try Workshop Shopping Center Durban or ebay.co.za if its non-commercial value a trip up to Zululand and swaziland is the answer,visit traditional villages and seek.

Good luck

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2. Re: Zulu art and craft

Thank you. No not investment, just personal collection, but I do value the beautiful old traditional wooden crafts.

I thought one of the Natal / Kwazulu galleries might have good collections and some pieces for sale?

Names of any particular galleries or shops to visit?

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3. Re: Zulu art and craft

If you are in Durban it is worth hiring a car and making your way up the North Coast freeway that goes up the coart to Empangeni and Zululand and further up St Lucia all along the roadside there are stalls filled with genuine arts and crafts made by the locals and you can barter with them as well , the shops in Durban and other centres tent to charge a fortune , the different stalls tent to do different carvings so dont buy from the first stalls you come to, there are arts and crafts in the centre of Durban but the prices are very high

Enjoy your trip

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4. Re: Zulu art and craft

hi again ,have been looking up some info for you

try

www.springbuckart.co.za

www.afriart.org.za

www.Ethnicks.co.za

www.zululand.kzn.org.za

www.zululand.org.za

Hopefully that will help

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5. Re: Zulu art and craft

Hi AntSydney. Try this site:

www.zulu-art.com/english/html/shop/shop.html

It may have what you are looking for.

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The very best places to get the very best of Zulu art and craft is right in Durban! There are two organisations, The African Art Centre sells only the very best of Zulu Art and Craft and being a Fair Trade believer they ensure that artists and crafters are paid a fair price for their products. Then there is also the BAT Centre on the Waterfront where you can see wonderful products all under one roof. Further afield on the N2 heading towards St Lucia there is a big market on the side of the road and along the road leading into St Lucia there are many hawkers selling their bits and pieces.

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