African Art Part 6 – South Africa

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Today I am featuring South Africa in my final post in this African Art series. South Africa is our home country and we have toured it extensively and visited many of its uniquely beautiful attractions. Our recent trip to Mpumalanga resulted in a new appreciation of some of the local artwork which is available at all of the tourist attractions.


I bought this beaded doll when we stopped at God’s Window. It is different from the Zimbabwean beaded artwork in that the underlying structure is made from wood and not wire and the beads are much smaller.

You can read about our recent holiday to Mpumalanga here:; and

A favourite December holiday destination of ours is Champagne Sports Resort in the Drakensberg Mountains. There are numerous scenic mountain trails that you can hike along and reveal in the clean mountain air and breath-taking scenery.


I bought this porcupine…

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