A Zulu headband from Maphumulo Kwazulu Natal, made of glass beads. It is specifically worn by married women from the Shembe tribe. It is worn as a gesture of respect towards her in-laws as well as a reinforcement of her marriage status


  • Title: Umnqwazi / Headband
  • Location Created: Weneen, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Original Source: Phansi Museum
  • Colour: White, Red, Green, Blue
  • Clan: Ezitendeni

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