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Umbambano Designs is inspired by the spirit of togetherness. Together we can inspire new ideas, and promote strong communities.

Inspired by ongoing visits to the Transkei region of rural South Africa, this collective group of men and women bring their cultural talents together to provide high quality works of art which are inspired by traditional Xhosa tribal culture.

Created in villages which are surrounded by mountains and pure beauty, these pieces of art will inspire a feeling of freedom in the person who wears them. The freedom to wear designs which reflect the need for diversity, and freedom to purchase fairly traded designs which uplift communities.

Umbambano, in the Xhosa language means Togetherness. Umbambano Designs works in conjunction with The Themba…

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  • Joined March 17, 2012

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Beads, Traditional Fabrics, Embroidery Thread

About

Umbambano Designs is inspired by the spirit of togetherness. Together we can inspire new ideas, and promote strong communities.

Inspired by ongoing visits to the Transkei region of rural South Africa, this collective group of men and women bring their cultural talents together to provide high quality works of art which are inspired by traditional Xhosa tribal culture.

Created in villages which are surrounded by mountains and pure beauty, these pieces of art will inspire a feeling of freedom in the person who wears them. The freedom to wear designs which reflect the need for diversity, and freedom to purchase fairly traded designs which uplift communities.

Umbambano, in the Xhosa language means Togetherness. Umbambano Designs works in conjunction with The Themba Development Project. www.thembaproject.org

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