Ucu / Necklace

Khulekile Mkhize

Phansi Museum

Phansi Museum
Berea, South Africa

A Zulu necklace from Eshowe, Kwazulu Natal. It is a single strand of beads worn by young girls on the day she accepts the overtures of a young man, and marriage arrangements can begin.


  • Title: Ucu / Necklace
  • Creator: Khulekile Mkhize
  • Location Created: Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Original Source: Phansi Museum
  • Colour: White, blue, Green, lime
  • Clan: Ngcolosi

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