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Volume 2, 2012 Retail Clothing & Art

African Fashions and more

Connect with Others Embrace the Culture with the Beauty of the Motherland

Cowry Shell Necklace & Earring Set Page 60

Mudcloth Kufi Cap Page 53

Get this traditional print dress Page 5


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Table of Contents:

xplore the beauty of African fashion this season with looks ranging from vibrant, boldly printed dashikis to hand-stitched and embroidered brocade gowns. Kick back in a silky, free-flowing kaftan or celebrate a formal occasion with a goldembroidered george skirt set. It’s all here, and with accessories to match! You’ll find the hats, handbags, scarves and jewelry to complete any look. Plus there are even styles for children! Take a peek, you’ll love what you find!

Pages Women’s and Unisex Clothing. . . . . . 2-37 Children’s Clothing . . . . . 38 Men’s Clothing. . . . . . 39-41 Ponchos and Scarves. . . . . . . . . . . 44-46 Handbags . . . . . . . . . 47-49 Kente Accessories. . . 50-51 Hats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52-53 Jewelry . . . . . . . . . . . 54-71 Musical Instruments. . 72-75 Rugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Fabric. . . . . . . . . . . . . 78-83

Orange

Artwork . . . . . . . . . . . 84-92 Personal Care. . . . . . 93-95

Green

Blue

Beige

Black

Yellow

Lime

Purple

Turquoise

White

Dark Brown

Traditional Print Scarf Dress 100% rayon; best if dry cleaned. Fits up to a 36” bust and 53” length. Made in India. C-WS178 $27.90


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Light Blue Yellow

Lime

Pink

Traditional Butterfly Sleeved Dashiki For the dashiki with a lustrous, feminine shape. The traditional dashiki print you love with a silky, flowing style. 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 56” bust and 40” length. Made in China. C-WS241 $39.90

Beige

Lime

Fuchsia

The Essential Dashiki Pant Set When you want the signature African look of all time, try this dashiki pant set. Comes complete with a traditional dashiki, pants, and head wrap. 100% rayon; hand wash. Made in India. Fits up to an 64” chest, and 56” elastic waist. Men’s Traditional Print Pant Set C-M049 $39.90


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Black

Shimmering Traditional Sleeveless Top 100% polyester; machine washable. Fits up to a 40” bust and 30” length. Made in China. C-WF266 $19.90

Orange

Royal Blue

Dark Green

Yellow

Green

Maroon

Fuchsia

White

Mustard

Great for both men and women!

Fuchsia Turquoise

Red

Blue

Orange

Traditional Print Short Sundress 100% rayon; hand wash. Fits up to a 54” bust and 39” length. Made in India. C-WF225 $23.90

Traditional Unisex Dashiki and Shorts Set The season just got more exciting with this tribal inspired 100% cotton dashiki shorts set. Easy to wear and hand wash. Fits up to a 56” chest, 32” shirt length, 60” elastic waist, and 28” shorts length. Made in Thailand. C-U917 $29.90


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Traditional Prints with Modern Elegance

African-Inspired Designs for Everyday

Red Traditional Print Sundress 100% rayon; best if hand washed. Fits up to a 44” bust and 41” length. Made in India. C-WS169 $23.90

White

Beige

Black

Fuchsia Red

Turquoise

Fuchsia Mustard

Purple

Traditional Print Long Sundress 100% rayon; hand wash. Fits up to a 54” bust and 48” length. Made in India. C-WF226 $29.90

Green

Lime

Blue

Maroon

Black

Orange

White

Yellow

Beige

Black

Brown

Navy

Orange

Plum

Purple

Red

Turquoise Yellow

White

Lime Green

Traditional Print Tube Dress 100% rayon; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 56” elastic bust and 46” length. Made in India. C-WF117 $29.90


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The Ultimate Style & Spirit

Yellow Lime

Blue Brown

Dark Brown

Turquoise

Navy

Red

Fuchsia

Black

Plum

Purple

White

The Best-Selling Dashiki Each dashiki has stand-out design, hues, and a soft, roomy feel. 100% cotton. Fits up to a 55” bust and 29” length. Made in India. Traditional Print Dashiki C-U912 $13.80 each

Orange

Black

Dark Brown

White

Fuchsia

Traditional Print Tunic/Dress Exotic just got more fun with this breezy, ethnic-print tunic that can be worn as a dress or long shirt! 100% cotton. Fits up to a 60” bust, 41” in length. Made in India. C-WF365 $23.90


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Orange Red

White/ Green

White/ Pink

Black/ Red

White/ Orange

White/ Red

White/ Blue

White/ Yellow

Black/ Green

Blue

Purple

Orange

Yellow

Traditional Print Kaftan Try this wear-any day African kaftan in four vibrant colors! Includes matching head wrap. 100% rayon (may be a different fabric type depending on where we get this item), best if hand washed. Fits up to 80” bust, waist, and hips; 55” length. One size fits all. Made in India. C-WF304 $23.90

Traditional Thailand Dashiki 100% cotton. Hand wash. Fits up to a 54” chest. Made in Thailand. C-U922 $19.90 each

Black

Navy Blue

Yellow

Purple

Orange

Blue

Red

Green

Plus Size Roomy Dashikis Choose from 1X, 2X or 3X. You can check our website for current stock in all colors. 100% cotton. Made in India. King-Sized Traditional Dashiki C-U932 $19.90


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Kente Designs

Celebrate the Spirit of Africa Style 1

Style 1

Gold Embroidered Kente Kaftan Perfect for Kwanzaa, Black History Month, or any time of year! 100% cotton. Fits up to a 70� bust. Made in India. C-U914 $23.00 each

Embroidered Kente Umbrella Dress This kente umbrella dress has detailed embroidery around the neckline and a flowing fit make this flattering on any body type. 100% cotton. Hand wash. Available in Free and Plus sizes. Made in India. C-WF609 $27.90 each

Style 2


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Kente Dashiki This comfy and cultural kente dashiki is an easy way to show your African pride. Style 1 Fits up to 48-55” bust/chest measurement. 100% cotton, hand wash for best results. Dashiki has two front pockets and embroidery along the neckline and pockets. Made in India. C-U920 $19.00

Kente Ankh Pant Set Celebrate the vibrant culture of Africa with this unisex ankh pant suit. 100% cotton; best if hand washed. One size fits most; fitting up to a 54" chest. Fits up to a 52” waist. Pants are 45" long. Made in Pakistan. C-U132 $47.90

Style 1 Style 2

Gold Embroidered Kente Pant Suits For a look that brings African style to any man or woman; this Kente pant set is essential. Soft, roomy feel made with 100% rayon. Fits up to a 54” chest and 56” waist. Made in India. C-U916 $39.90 each


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Dark Brown C-W525

Light Blue C-W514

White C-W520

Pink C-W522

Brown C-W524

Purple C-W523

Ruffled Sleeve Brocade Skirt Set Own the look of African queens with this traditional ruffled sleeved skirt set. 100% cotton brocade. Fits up to a 52” bust, 60” waist, and 37” long skirt. Made in Senegal. $87.90 each


Dress Like African Royalty In Vibrant Hand-Woven Brocade

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Black/Gold/Rainbow Embroidered Skirt Set 100% brocade; hand wash. Embroidery varies on each garment. Fits approx. up to a 46” bust, 76” wrap skirt and 50” skirt length. Made in Togo. BB-169 $59.90

Black

Purple Elephant-Sleeve Brocade Skirt Set Take your fashion sense to the heart of Africa with this exclusive elephant sleeved brocade set. Fits up to 47” bust and 66” wrap skirt. 100% cotton brocade, best if hand washed. Made in Ghana. Elephant Sleeve Skirt Set C-W462 $75.90

Lime

Purple

Tiered Embroidered Brocade Skirt Set Women across the continent of Africa wear these brocade skirt sets in weddings or formal events. 100% brocade. Hand wash. Available in free and plus sizes. Made in The Gambia. C-W470 $75.90

White Brocade Skirt Set with Embroidery Made of 100% brocade, with extra embroidery around the neckline. Fits up to 54” bust, 66” waist and hips. Dry clean. Made in Ghana. C-W469 $89.00


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Ethnic-Inspired Kaftans Enjoy Chic Comfort

Blue

Burgundy

Dark Green

Black

Dark Brown

Royal Elephant Kaftan Delve into the grace of the African elephant with this seductive elephant kaftan. 100% rayon; dry clean only. Fits up to a 74” bust and 47” long. Made in India. C-WF522 $23.90

Red

Royal African Bedrock Kaftan One size fits most; fitting up to a 60” bust. 56” in length. 100% cotton; best if hand washed. Made in India. C-WF377 $23.90

Black & White Sun Kaftan Have a chic summer look with this dramatic black and white sun design kaftan. 100% nylon; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 70” bust and 48” length. Made in India. C-WS243 $23.90

Black & White Ethnic Print Kaftan 100% rayon kaftan with head wrap. One size fits all. Hand wash separately in cold water, line dry. Fits up to 68” bust and is 51” long. Made in India. C-WF395 $23.90


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Red

Sun Garden Kaftan 100% rayon. One size fits all. Fits up to 68’ bust and is 51’ long. Hand wash separately in cold water and line dry. Made in India. C-WF394 $23.90

Beige Jaipur Elephant Kaftan 100% rayon. One size fits all. Fits up to 68” bust and is 51” long. Hand wash separately in cold water, line dry. Made in India. C-WF393 $23.90

Purple Shimmering Animal Print Kaftan Slip into pure vibrance with this 100% polyester dress. Hand wash. Fits up to a 56” bust and 53” long. Made in China. C-WF181 $39.90

Red

Blue

Yellow

Olive & Black Ethnic Batik Print Kaftan 100% rayon kaftan with head wrap. One size fits all. Hand wash separately in cold water, line dry. Fits up to 68” bust and is 51” long. Made in India. C-WF396 $23.90


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Get Spirited in Africa’s Most Vibrant Designs Rich in Color and Full of Cultural Style

Mint Green

Baby Blue

Purple

Red Pattern

Forest Green

Sunshine Yellow

Pink

Plum

Mustard

Made in Africa

Orange Indigo

SHOW INDIGO Black

Red Brocade Patchwork Skirt Set Wear the beauty and luxury that comes from hand-crafted African gowns. These unique skirt sets are 100% cotton brocade; best if hand washed. Fits up to a 48” bust, 30” shirt length, 66” wrap skirt, and 50” skirt length. Made in Benin. Noble Brocade Dress C-W493 $75.90

Green Tie Dye Long Dress 100% cotton; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 50” bust and 57” length. Made in Senegal. C-W001 $39.90


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Blue

Unisex African Brocade Pant Set Includes 52” long top with up to 60” bust or mens (chest measurement). Comfortable and roomy drawstring pants with maximum 58” waist, 44” (women’s) 29.5” (men inner seem) in length. Matching embroidered hat. Made for either men’s or women’s wear. 100% cotton. For best results dry clean. Made in Senegal. C-U110 $79.90

Pink

Sky Blue

Flower Brocade Lace Skirt Set For a supreme look of elegance and culture. Fits up to 52” bust, wrap skirt fits any size waist or hips. 100% cotton brocade, best if hand washed. Made in Ghana. C-W465 $89.00

Embellished African Print Dress Slip into exotic femininity with this roomy African print dress. Fits up to a 60” bust and 53” length. Made in Nigeria. C-WS188 $49.90

Beige Olive


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Step Out in Sophistication with Silky White Embroidered Gowns

Maroon

Blue

Black

Burgundy

Natural

Orange Fuchsia

Embroidered Skirt & Jacket Set Gold embroidery gives you total elegance in this full skirt, top, and jacket set with embroidered headwrap. Available in free and plus sizes. 100% cotton. Made in India. C-WS265 $59.90

Glamour Cut Embroidered Skirt Set 55% cotton and 45% rayon; hand wash. Fits up to a 56” bust, 26” top length, 60” drawstring skirt, and 35” skirt length. Jacket is 37” long. Made in Pakistan. C-WF254 $59.90

Queen Elegance Skirt Set Slip into sophistication with this elegant skirt set with beautiful details and embroidery. 100% polyester. One size fits most. Top has sewn-in shoulder pads, fits up to 56” bust and is 31 1/2” long. Skirt is elastic stretch band, fits up to 52” waist and is 40” long. Hand wash separately in cold water. Made in Pakistan. C-WF398 $99.90

Red


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Purple Black Mustard

Blue

Purple Mustard Festival Gown Embroidered Skirt Set Step out in African style in this skirt set with Gold Embroidered Dashiki/Skirt Set Elegant Dashiki and wrap skirt set with matching head wrap. 100% rayon. Hand matching Velcro head wrap. Available in wash or dry clean. One size fits most. Top Free and Plus sizes. 100% cotton. Hand fits up to 54� bust. Wrap skirt fits up to 63� waist. Made in Pakistan. C-WF435 $49.90 wash separately in cold water. Made in India. C-WF438 $47.90

Black Blue

Purple

Purple Red Black

Royal Gown Embroidered Skirt Set Turn heads in this skirt set with matching Velcro wrap and sash. 100% rayon. Hand wash cold water. Made in Pakistan. One size fits most. C-WF434 $49.90

Red Blue Floral Gown Embroidered Skirt Set Embroidery in a floral pattern adorn this regal skirt set. 100% rayon. Hand wash cold water. One size fits most. Made in Pakistan. C-WF433 $49.90


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Fun, Freestyle Choices that Lift Your Spirit

C-W013

C-W010

C-W011

C-W005

C-W012

C-W008

C-W009

Tie Dye Butterfly-Cut Tops Each is 100% rayon; machine washable. Fits up to a 44” bust. 35” in length. Made in India. $11.90 each Save the most when you get a prepackaged assorted set of four! C-W004 $39.90 ($9.97 each)

C-W015 Tie Dye Pocket Shirt and Cap For a free-spirited look that flatters any man or woman, try this tie dye shirt with matching cap. 100% cotton; best if hand washed. One size fits most; fitting up to a 48” chest. Shirt is 30” long. Made in Pakistan. Hand wash in cold water. C-M067 $11.90

C-W006

Rust/ Mustard/ Olive

Mustard/ Green

C-W007

Red/ Yellow/ Blue

Red/ White/ Turquoise

Red/ White/ Blue

Blue/ Green


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Plus Size Special Yellow

Pink

Beige/ Orange (2X Only) Green Tan/White (2X Only)

White/ Orange/Blue (2X Only)

Tie Dye Sundress 100% rayon; hand wash for best results. Available in sizes 2X and 3X. Made in India. C-WF258 $15.90 Red/Natural

Purple/White

Purple/Lilac

Cotton Pant Set Button-Down This crisp pant suit gives you the comfort you want with the elegance you demand. 100% cotton; best if hand washed. Fits up to a 64” bust, 36” shirt length, 64” elastic waist, and 42” in length. Made in China. C-WF180 $35.90

Burgundy Dark Green

White

Mustard

Green

Burnt Orange/Red

Olive/Pink

Lime/Red

Dark Green/ White

Blue/White

Blue

Tie Dye Summer Dress Capture the spirit of an African summer with these free-flowing summer dresses in lush tie dye hues. Each dress features detailed embroidered designs. 100% cotton; one size fits most. Made in Pakistan. Hand wash in cold water. Fits up to a 56" bust and 80" hips. 42" in length. C-WS276 $15.90

Pink

Purple

Cotton Pant Set - String-Tied Slip into this comfortable cotton pant suit with a lace-up neckline for a look that is contemporary and cultural. 100% cotton; hand wash for best results. One size fits most; fitting up to a 52” chest, 34” shirt length, 54” drawstring waist, and 28” inseam (42” hip to hem). Made in China. C-WF175 $39.90


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Transform Your Look Unique, Cultural Designs

Beige

Lime

Lilac

White Baby Blue Million Stone Lace Floral Skirt Set Hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 52” bust, 38” shirt length, 66” wrap skirt, and 47” skirt length. Made in India. C-WS187 $119.90

Purple

Beige

Black Traditional Thailand Print Skirt Set Make a bold statement with this 2pc traditional print top and wrap skirt set. One size fits all. Top can fit up to 62” bust and wrap skirt is 47” long x 68” wide. Made in Thailand. Hand wash separately in cold water. C-WF384 $139.00

Olive

Tan

(Plus size only)

Natural

White

(Free size only)

(Free size only)

Redwood (Free size only)

Fashion Queen Dress Set

Red

100% polyester; best if hand washed. Available in free and plus size. Made in India. C-WF621 $79.90


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Turquoise

Red

Black

Upscale Design Embroidered Skirt Set 55% cotton and 45% rayon; hand wash. Fits up to a 56” bust, 26” top length, 60” drawstring skirt, and 35” skirt length. Jacket is 37” long. Made in Pakistan. C-WF255 $59.90

Red

Church Suits Designer White Knit Church Suit Shell: 80% acrylic, 10% wool, 10% lurex; Lining: 97% polyester, 3% spandex. Dry clean only. Available in sizes 8-24W. Made in China. C-W302 $99.00

Designer Leopard Print Church Suit 100% polyester; dry clean only. Available in sizes 10-18. Hat and hand bag sold separately. Made in China. C-W301 $99.00

See more church suits at www.africaimports.com/churchsuits

Green

Black

(Plus size only)

Orange

Burgundy

White

(Plus size only)

Occasion-Ready Gold Dress and Jacket This george dress set has shimmering gold embroidery on the dress, jacket, and crown. 100% viscose; dry clean only. Available in free and plus sizes. Made in India. Gold Dress & Jacket Set. C-WF532 $79.90


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This Season’s Newest Kaftans Turn Heads in Eye-Catching Prints

Blue

Green

Yellow Tiger Kaftan For a style that is fierce and eye-catching slip into this tiger kaftan in your favorite shade of blue, green or yellow. 100% rayon; machine washable. One size fits most; fitting up to a 70" bust. Made in India. C-WS270 $23.90

Green Print Kaftan Matching headwrap completes the look. One size fits most. Up to 60” bust, 53” long. 100% polyester. Hand wash separately in cold water, line dry. Made in Pakistan. C-WS284 $19.90

Black

Purple

Burgundy

Shimmering Paisley Flower Button Kaftan 100% polyester. One size fits up to 69” bust x 52” long. Machine wash cold water with like colors, tumble dry low. Made in Pakistan. C-WS262 $23.90

Persian Floral Kaftan 100% polyester; machine wash. 74” bust and 52” length. Made in India. C-WS253 $23.90


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Shimmering Giraffe Print Button Kaftan Get wildly fashionable with this giraffe print kaftan in shimmering 100% polyester. One size fits most; fitting up to a 69" bust. 52" in length. Machine washable in cold water with like colors; tumble dry low. Made in Pakistan. C-WS269 $23.90

Abstract India Design Kaftan 100% rayon; best if hand washed. One size fits most; fitting up to a 70" bust. 49" in length. Made in India. C-WS274 $23.90

Shimmering Silver Paisley/Safari Kaftan 100% polyester; machine washable. Fits up to a 50� bust and length. Made in China. C-WS242 $35.90

African Village Lady Kaftan Embody elegance with the kaftan that features graceful African women in daily village life. 100% rayon; machine washable. One size fits most; fitting up to a 71" bust. 43" in length. Made in India. C-WS273 $23.90


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Flowing, Feminine Styles for Your Every Mood Black

Blue

Purple

Red Emblazoned PullString Kaftan 100% polyester. One size fits up to 56” bust, 52” long. Hand wash in cold water with like colors. Made in India. C-WS289 $23.90

Brown

Blue

Orange

Black

Mustard Red

Pink

Turquoise

Black

Purple Gold Embroidered Kaftan 100% polyester; best if hand washed. Fits up to a 66” bust and 50” long. Made in India. C-WF189 $27.90

Paisley Pull-String Kaftan 100% polyester. One size fits up to 62” bust, 54” long. Hand wash in cold water with like colors. Made in India. C-WS287 $23.90

Floral Pull-String Kaftan 100% polyester. One size fits up to 60” bust, 53” long. Hand wash in cold water with like colors. Made in India. C-WS288 $23.90


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White

Graceful White Kaftan Slip into graceful, pure comfort in this kaftan with gold or white embroidery. Royal Kaftan 100% polyester. 100% polyester; Hand wash. Fits up machine washable. to a 64” bust and 100% polyester; machine 50” long. Made in washable. Fits up to a 54” bust and 57” length. Made in India. C-WF699 $27.90 China. C-WS232 $39.90

Red

Purple

Black

Gray Pull-String Kaftan - Batik C-WS266 $23.90

Purple

Red

Fuchsia

Blue

Red Pull-String Kaftan - Floral C-WS267 $23.90

Turquoise Pull-String Kaftan - Paisley C-WS268 $23.90

Pull-String Kaftans Each tightens easily to any size with drawstring below the bust. Tiny sequine-like embellishments around neckline add a unique decorative touch. One size fits most up to 60” bust x 52” long. Hand wash cold water with like colors, line dry. 100% rayon. Made in India.


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Get Noticed in Afro-Centric Signature Prints Light Blue

Light Blue

Green Black

Black

Red

Yellow

Short Shimmering Scarf Dress 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 40” bust and length. Made in India. C-WF277 $23.90

Blue Black Shimmering Traditional Shoulder Dress 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 50” bust and 45” length. Made in India. C-WF279 $27.90

Green Blue/Purple

Red Red/ Blue

Green/Pink

Turquoise/ Yellow Flower Dress 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 54” bust and length. Made in China. C-WS191 $39.90

Blue

Black Long Shimmering Scarf Dress 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 40” bust and 50” length. Made in India. C-WF278 $29.90


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Brown

Blue

Purple

Pink Shimmering Traditional Jewel Kaftan One size fits most; fitting up to a 52” bust. 56” in length. 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Made in India. C-WF385 $39.90

Shimmering Batik Halter Dress 100% polyester; spot clean. Fits up to a 40” bust and 50” length. Made in India. C-WS252 $27.90

Black

Brown

Yellow Purple Green

Pink

Zebra Print Tie-Dye Kaftan 100% polyester; best if hand washed. Fits up to a 68” bust and 56” length. Made in India. Shimmering Zebra Tie-Dye Kaftan C-WF563 $39.90

Shimmering Geometric Halter Dress Have a chic summer look that goes from day to night with supreme elegance. 100% polyester; spot clean. Fits up to a 40” bust and 50” length. Made in India. C-WS251 $27.90


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George Fabric

Adorn Yourself in Supreme Elegance

Blue

Red

Dark Green

George Skirt Set 100% viscose. Fits up to a 47” bust and 46” drawstring waist. Plus size is also available. Made in India. C-W950 $49.00

George Fabric: Pant Set For the woman headed for success, this George pant set is an essential. Cultural and sophisticated, made with high-style george fabric. 100% viscose. One size fits most. Fits up to a 46” bust, 42” waist, and 43” pant length. Made in India. C-W951 $49.00

George Kaftan 100% viscose. Fits up to a 54” bust and is 53” long. Made in India. C-W952 $39.90

Availability on colors of George garments changes regularly. See color chart on right to see options.


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White/White

Purple White/Silver George Poncho and Skirt Set 55% cotton and 45% rayon. Machine wash. Fits up to a 70” bust and 51” drawstring waist. Made in India. C-W957 $59.90

George Dress and Jacket Set 100% viscose. Fits up to a 47” bust and 48” waist. Plus size also available. Made in India. C-W953 $79.90 each

George Skirt and Jacket Set 100% viscose. Fits up to a 54” bust. Plus size also available. Made in India. C-W956 $79.90

George Fabric Color Chart

Any garment that you purchase will basically be the same as those shown; except gold embroidery, which varies on all George garments. No two are identical.

Beige

Black

Blue

Brown

Dark Brown

Gold

Green

Light Blue

Lime

Maroon

Orange

Peach

Purple

Red

White/Gold

Dark Green

Mustard

White/ Silver

White/ White


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Be Unique in your own Mudcloth

Hand-crafted, Hand-Painted Designs of African Artisans. Colors and Designs Always Vary. C-M040: Black/Brown/Natural Mustard/Black/Rust Rust Mustard White/Black Orange Beige/Brown Burnt Orange Indigo White/Black/Yellow Black/Brown/Natural

White/Black

The #1 Favorite Mudcloth Dashiki Relax and kick back in these soft, breathable mudcloth dashikis. Made of hand-painted genuine mudcloth. 100% cotton. Hand wash. Fits up to a 50� chest and 32� length. Styles vary. Made in Mali, West Africa. Mudcloth Unisex Dashiki C-M040 $59.90 each

Choose Your Mudcloth Style Here Availability Listed by Item

Design Four-Color (Always 4 colors.)

Multi-Strip Cowry Shell (Strips of different fabric (These will always have a are put together.) cowry shell pattern.)

Pattern

Color

Designs shown below Colors shown below will are just samples, each be the color you receive, piece is unique, no but the patterns shown two are alike. on the fabric vary.

Beige/ Brown

White/Black

Rust

Black/ Brown/ Natural

Mustard/ Black/ Rust

Green

Olive

Mustard

Indigo

Design

(An actual picture (These pieces will have a consistent pattern on image as shown above but each picture is them.) different.)

Black/ White


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BB-1099: Beige/Brown Burnt Orange Indigo Mustard Mustard/Black/Rust Olive Orange Rust White/Black White/Black/Yellow Brown

Hand-Painted Mudcloth Dress 100% cotton. Hand wash. One size fits all. Made in Mali, West Africa. BB-1099 $59.90

Boldly Printed Mudcloth Dress Embrace symmetry with this geometrically designed full length dress. Comfortable and feminine, this long A-line dress will keep you noticed anywhere. Fits up to a 58� bust. Made in Mali. Mudstick Full Length Dress C-W201 $99.90

Four-Color

C-M200: Rasta Mustard Orange

Cowry Shell Distinguished Hand-Made Mudcloth Boubou Made with authentic hand woven African mudcloth, this impressive outfit shows genius African craftsmanship. 100% cotton. Hand wash. Made in Mali. Men’s Mudcloth Boubou C-M200 $119.

Multistrip Hand-Made Mudcloth Wrap Skirt This skirt was made using natural dyes and muds. No two are alike. 100% cotton. One size fits all. Hand wash. Made in Mali. C-W150 $59.90 each


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Embrace the Exotic Gold Orange

Saber Tooth On Bone Pendant Necklace J-N015 $17.90

Kurta Pant Set 54% linen/45% rayon. One size fits most. Top fits up to 56” bust and is approx 37” long; Elastic with drawstring pants fit up to 46” waist, 42” long. Hand wash in cold water, line dry. Made in China. C-WS279 $39.90

Lavender

Orange

White

Stretch Fabric Pant Set 97% rayon, 3% lycra. Matching head wrap adds the finishing touch to coordinate head to toe! One size fits most. Top fits up to 64” bust, Pants have elastic band and drawstring and fit up to 51” waist x 40” long. Hand wash cold water. Made in Indonesia. C-WF441 $39.90

Open-Side Kurta Pant Set 54% linen/45% rayon. One size fits most. Top fits up to 54” bust and is 39” long; Elastic with drawstring pants fit up to 42” waist and is 43” long. Hand wash in cold water, line dry. Made in China. C-WS280 $39.90


With Lively Prints, Vibrant Colors, and Lush Fabrics

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Magic Dress

Orange

7 ways to wear. It’s like getting 7 garments in 1.

Brown Burgundy Embroidered Floral Tie Dye Skirt Set Super comfy and chic best describes this 2pc poncho and skirt set with hand embroidered details. 100% rayon. Hand wash. One size fits most. Poncho/top fits up to 76” bust, 30” poncho length. Skirt fits up to 66” waist. Made in India. C-WS260 $59.90

Rust

Purple

Cowry Shell Magic Dress Class & culture come together in this dress with matching head wrap. One size fits most. Up to 54” bust x 51 1/2 long. 100% rayon. Hand wash separately inside out in cold water. Made in Indonesia. C-WF440 $59.90

Dark Brown Sheer Tie-Dye Skirt Set One size fits most. Top fits up to 54” bust, skirt fits up to 50” waist x 39” long. Skirt has elastic band with drawstring. 100% rayon. Machine wash cold water with like colors. Made in India. C-WF442 $39.90


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Money Savers

Upscale, Fun Styles at Affordable Prices

Coral

Embellished Floral Kurta Dress Small fits up to 39” bust x 51” long. Medium fits up to 40” bust x 53” long. Large fits up to 43” bust x 53” long. XL fits up to 46” bust x 54” long. 1X fits up to 48” bust x 56” long. 2X fits up to 51” bust x 55” long. 100% cotton; hand wash in cold water for best results. Made in India. C-WF374 $15.90

Beige

Red

Lemon

Lime

African Style that is Figure-Flattering & Affordable 100% cotton. Best if hand washed. Fits up to a 60” bust and 48” in length. Made in Pakistan. Ethnic Print Sundress C-WS618 $17.90

Black and White Circle Design Sundress Fits up to a 88” bust and 44” length. Made in India. C-WS258 $11.90 Black and White Sundress 100% cotton; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 88” bust and 44” length. Made in India. C-WS259 $11.90


Navy Tie Dye

Smaller Size Special!

Island Print Long Skirt Set 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Available in sizes small and medium only. Made in Bangladesh. C-WS257 $19.90

Brown

Blue

Brown Tie Dye

Purple Tie Dye

Rust Tie Dye

Fuchsia Tie Dye

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Burnt Orange Purely Elegant Sheer V-Neck Dress Tie dye adds an exotic touch to this breezy dress. 100% rayon; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 55� bust and 56� length. Made in India. C-WF116 $29.90

Coral

Lime

Light Blue

Baby Doll Dress Long sleeve knit baby doll dress. Available in small, medium, or large. Hand wash cold water, line dry. 100% Rayon. Made in Indonesia. C-WS261 $15.90

Afrocentric Jumpsuit Dress Hand wash darks separately, cold water. Made in Pakistan. C-WS291 $15.90

Pink

Purple Summer Skirt Made in India. C-WS290 $15.90


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Stunning Tops and Skirts

Beige Olive/Black

Orange Shimmering Tiger Dashiki 100% polyester; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 60” bust and 35” length. Made in China. C-WS235 $19.90

White/Black Belted Metallic Long Top 100% polyester. Hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 50” bust and 40” length. Made in India. Shimmering Metallic Long Top C-WS134 $31.90

Animal Print Dashiki: Tan One size fits most; fitting up to a 62” bust. 100% polyester; best if hand washed. Line dry and steam iron. Made in India. C-WF380 $19.90


37 Floral Sequined Dashiki: Red & Blue One size fits most; fitting up to a 64” bust. 100% polyester; best if hand washed. Line dry and steam iron. Made in India. C-WF379 $19.90

Persian Sequined Dashiki - Blue in this roomy, sequined dashiki with a stunning Persian design. 100% polyester; machine wash. Fits up to a 76” bust and 36” length. Made in India. C-WF101 $19.90

Gold Print Dashiki: Purple Feel African-chic in this bold style dashiki. Gold print adds just the right touch of elegance. One size fits most, up to 67” bust; 35” length. 100% polyester. Machine wash cold water, gentle cycle. Can tumble dry on low, cool iron if necessary. Made in India. C-WS277 $19.90

Purple

White

(LG only)

Tie-Dye Long Skirt Elegance goes a long way with these vibrant tie-dye skirts. Elastic, drawstring waists make these an easy-fitting look that instantly brightens up your entire style and day. Fits up to a 50” drawstring waist and 35” length. Made in India. C-WF275 $19.90 each

Orange

Yellow

Turquoise (LG & MD only)

Gray

Dark Brown Black (LG & XL only)

Brown

Sun Top Get an African twist on the popular peasant blouse with these African inspired lace-up sun tops. 100% viscose; machine washable. Available in sizes small (S), medium (MD), large (LG), and XL. Made in India. C-WF274 $11.90


38 Adorably African Styles For Children Lime (2-4)

White

(10-12 & 14-16)

Orange

Green

Fuchsia

Turquoise

Blue

Yellow

Purple

Red

Children’s Traditional Print Dashiki 100% cotton. Unisex. One size fits most up to 36” chest x 19” shirt length. Hand wash cold water with like colors, line dry. Made in India. C-C001 $15.90

Boy’s Embroidered Brocade Set 100% cotton. Sizes 2/4 through 10-12. Made in Gambia. C-C071 $39.90

Black

(2-4 & 10-12)

Forest (2-4)

Celebrate Africa With The Younger Generation! Comes in sizes Small (4/5), Medium (6/8) and Large (10/12). The model in the photo is 10 years old and wearing a size large. C-C961 $23.90

Dark Brown

Girls’s Embroidered Brocade Set 100% cotton Made in Gambia. Carried in sizes 4-16. C-C072 $39.90

Gold

Green

Forest

Natural

(2-4)

(2-4 & 6-8)

Neon Green

(14-16)

(2-4 & 10-12)

(2-4)

(2-4)

Red

(2-4)

Children Kente Pants Suit Comes in sizes Small (2T), and Medium (3-4T). 100% cotton; best if hand washed. C-C951 $23.90


African Suits for His Style Black

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Colors and Availability Change Regularly!

White/Gold

White/White The Ultimate Hand-Made Grand Boubou Have the look that gets noticed everywhere with this authentic grand Boubou. Made by only the most skilled tailors, this four-piece garment takes weeks to create. Includes top, pants, boubou outer garment, and kufi hat. Each boubou has stunning hand-embroidered details. 100% brocade. Fits up to a 52� waist and 30� inseam. Hand-made in Ghana or The Gambia. Brocade Grand Boubou C-M211 $129.90


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Cultural Classic Designs In Sophisticated African Men’s Suits

Black (Plus Size)

Gray (Plus Size)

Blue (Free Size)

Mustard (Free and Plus Size)

Red

Mustard

Patchwork Brocade Men’s Suit This three-piece outfit is made from genuine African brocade fabric. 100% cotton. Hand wash. Fits up to a 64” chest, 58” waist. Pants are 41” in length. Colors are available in free size (one size fits most) or plus size, as listed beneath each color. Made in The Gambia. Three-Piece Brocade Pant Set C-M495 $75.90

(Plus & S/M only)

Purple

(Plus & L/XL only)

Sleek Embroidered Pant Suit Stand out in sleek style with shimmering embroidery. 100% cotton; best if hand washed. Available in S/M, L/XL, and Plus unless otherwise noted. Made in India. Men’s Three-Piece Pant Set C-M051 $39.90


41 Lime

Red/Yellow/ Blue

White/White Green/ Pink/Black

Green/Orange/ Black

African Print Pant Set Suit up in the quality embroidered look of this pant set. 100% cotton brocade. Hand wash. Plus size only. Dashiki top fits up to 53” chest, 36” shirt length; Pants fit up to 58” waist (drawstring) x 30” inseam and 44” long (hip to hem). Made in Guinea. C-M018 $59.90

White/Gold

Gold Embroidered Brocade Suits This bold, brocade pant set surrounds the modern man with a sense of his African roots. Made with luxurious cotton brocade that has detailed embroidery throughout. Embroidery varies slightly. 100% brocade. Fits up to a 56” chest, 50” drawstring waist, and 25” inseam. Made in Africa. Brocade Embroidered Pant Suit C-M450 $69.90


42 Wrap Yourself Up in Exotic Style Brown

Dark Gray

Black Gray

Red

Cashmere Flower Shawl Poncho 100% Acrylic. One size fits all. Reversible. Made in China. C-WF227 $27.90

Blue

Pink

Comfortably Thick and Lush Crochet Poncho 60% cotton; 40% Acrylic. Machine washable. 54� wide X 14� long. Made in China. C-WS239 $5.98

Purple Plush Poncho With Faux Fur Trim Add style and warmth with this chic poncho. One size fits all. 100% acrylic. Hand wash in cold water with like colors, line dry. Made in China. C-WF367 $29.90

Black Leopard Print Ruana Poncho Soft and chic, wrap yourself up in warmth and style with this animal print poncho. 100% acrylic. Hand wash in cold water, line dry. Made in China. C-WF390 $27.90

Leopard Print Shawl: Brown Keep warm with this soft and stylish animal print shawl. One size fits all. 100% Acrylic. Wash in cold water. Hang to dry. Iron with low heat. Made in China. C-WF370 $29.90


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Light Green

Coral Coral

Light Blue

Pink Silk Scarf Poncho Top - Square-Cut Sheer, soft, and stylish. Dressy or casual, this poncho top with paisley design is perfect for every wardrobe. One size fits most, up to 44” bust; 20” length. 100% silk. Dry clean only. Made in India. C-WS282 $11.90

Green

Reversible Poncho!

Luxurious Ethnic Print Poncho Amp up the elegance of any look with this cashmere shawl. Warm, earthy tones and detailed designs make this a look that’s sure to get compliments. 100% cashmere acrylic. One size fits all; 54” X 59”. Made in China. C-A968 $27.90

Light Green

Pink

Silk Scarf Top - Diamond-Cut Sheer, soft, and stylish. Dressy or casual, this poncho top with paisley design is perfect for every wardrobe. Diamond cut design flatters any figure. One size fits most, up to 44” bust; 32” length at longest point. 100% silk. Dry clean only. Made in India. C-WS283 $11.90

Leopard Print Shawl: Gray Keep warm with this soft and stylish animal print shawl. One size fits all. 100% Acrylic. Wash in cold water. Hang to dry. Iron with low heat. Made in China. C-WF371 $29.90


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Bold and Luxurious Accents Add More Style to Any Look

Purple

Black

White

Brown

Silky Soft Pashmina Scarves

Pashmina scarves are a great way to add a little color or sophistication to your look. 29” X 69”. 100% viscose. Made in India. Dazzling Sash Accent your look with the shimmering hues of these multicolored scarves. 73” long. 100% polyester. Made in China. C-A117 Brown/White/ $2.78

C-A962 $9.90 each

Lime

Green

Brown/ Blue/ Green

Green/ White

Fuchsia/ Pink

Black/ White/ Blue

Burgundy/ Brown/ White

Pink/Light Blue/Lime

Blue/ Green Pink

Set of 6 Sashes Vibrant and multicolored to add instant dimension to your look. 100% rayon; wash cold and line dry. 5” X 66”. Made in China. C-A882 $15.90 for the set of six.


6 Inches Wide

9 Inches Wide

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Scarves have hand-braided fringes accented with West African trade beads.

Wide mudcloth scarves/table runners all vary in color. Each design is unique. As Seen on the Back Cover

4 Reasons You’ll Love Your Scarf You can wear mudcloth scarves around your waist, as a head wrap, around your neck, or as a table runner. You get four options in one!

Hand-Crafted Mudcloth Scarf These hand-made mudcloth scarves are one of the best-selling items in this catalog. You can own more than one and have a new look every day. Hand-braided ends are decorated with West African trade beads. 60” long. Scarves are hand-painted in Mali, West Africa with designs that symbolize prosperity, royalty, and more. Mudcloth Scarves C-A200 $11.90 each

Mudcloth originated in Mali, West Africa, and is now popular world wide. Extra-Wide Mudcloth Scarf or Table Runner These table runners can be used on the table, or even as a scarf or belt. Approx 60” long and 9” wide. Available only as an assortment. Made in Mali, West Africa. Wide Mudcloth Scarves C-A202 $19.90 each


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Afro-centric Accessories Step It Up with Unique and Fun

Purple

Colors Available (From Left to Right): Pink, Lime, Black and White, Lime/Pink)

Fuchsia Paisley Pashmina Scarves 66” long x 54” wide. Hand wash cold water, line dry. 100% rayon Made in India. C-A118 $9.90

Blue

Orange

Green

Olive

Lime/Pink

Pashmina Striped Scarves 25” X 66”. C-A903 $5.90 each or $59.90/dozen.

White

Colors Available: Pink, Yellow, Orange, Lilac, Blue, Black/White.

Satin Scarves with African Inspired Print 13” X 60” Made in Korea. C-A952 $7.98 each

C-A952:

Orange Pashmina Fashion Scarves 11” X 84”. C-A902 $5.90 each or $59.90/dozen.

Black Elephant Red Elephant White Elephant Gold/Spice Leopard Red Leopard Spot Sage Leopard Spot Green Multistripe Purple Jaguar/Zebra

Red Jaguar/Zebra Green Snakeskin Gold Zebra Stripes Purple Zebra Stripes Red Zebra Stripes White Zebra Stripes Gold Zebra


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Hand-Woven Sisal Bags This hand-woven “Kiondo” or sisal bag is created by the Kikamba women of Kenya. Commonly used for shopping and gathering food. The body is deep and roomy. Colors and styles vary. Made in Kenya. Small (8.5” X 12”) Sisal Bag C-A612 $11.90 Purple Ruffles and Studs Handbag 12" X 12". Made in China. C-A089 $19.90

Black

Black Leather Purse - Mask Design There is a zipper opening and closure on the back side which allows you to store your personals as well as tuck away the hand braided leather straps. Use this as home décor as well. 10”-14” tall. Made in the Gambia. C-A102 $39.90

More Colors Available! Burgundy Dark Brown Light Blue Navy Olive Pink Purple

Elephant Handbag One button w/loop closure; has small zipper pocket inside. Measures approx 11” wide x 11” tall x 5” gusset. 100% cotton Made in India. C-A135 $19.90

Three-Row Cowry Shell Belt 47” in length. Made in India. C-A931 $11.90

Patchwork Zebra Tote Bag Made in India. C-A132 $19.90


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Carry Your Culture Wherever You Go

Mudcloth bucket bag with African trade bead fringe. 11” X 11”. Made in Mali. C-A016 $35.90

Mudcloth Zipper Tote Bag 13” X 11”. Made in Mali. C-A008 $27.90 each

Cloth Tote Bags Add a touch of color and style over your shoulder with either of these cloth tote bag. 13 1/2” x 13 1/2”. 100% cotton. Zip closure inside. 1 inside pocket. 1 small pocket on handle with Velcro closure. Made in India. C-A134 $19.90

Small Mudcloth Tote Bag 12” X 9”. Made in Mali. C-A004 $27.90 each

Black and White Mudcloth and Mud Cloth Tote Bag: Adjustable Strap Leatherette Handbag 12” X 10”. Made in Mali. C-A005 $27.90 Mudcloth and Leatherette combine in these each handbags for a sleek, sophisticated look. Each piece of mudcloth is individually Mudcloth is always hand-painted with dehand-painted and unique. Specific signs that tell a story of the artists village. designs cannot be offered. 17” X 17”. Made in Mali. C-A052 $57.90


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Orange

Red

Orange

Brown

Leather ‘Mini Elephants’ Tote Bag 16” X 16”. Adjustable straps with an outside zipper on the back. Made in India. C-A001 $19.90

Small Leather Tote Bag with Fringe 10” X 11”. Made in Niger. C-A025 $23.90

Patchwork Leather Tote Bags Smaller-sized leather tote bags. 18” long. Individual color choices include black or brown or assorted mixed colors only. Colors vary. Made in Niger. C-A023 $43.90 each

Leather Shanti Elephants Tote Bag 116” X 16”. Adjustable straps with an outside zipper on the back. Made in India. C-A002 $19.90 Leather Concert Purse 7” X 4.5”. Made in Mali. C-A100 $23.90

Large Leather Tote Bags 24” long and made out of real leather. Order black or brown. Other colors available in assortment only. Colors vary. Made from Niger. C-A022 $47.90 each


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Kente Fashions

Full of Meaningful Style

C-A827 Style 3

C-A828 Style 4

C-A826 Style 2 Kente Tote Bags 100% cotton. 17” X 11”. Made in India. $19.90 each.

C-A825 Style 1

The meanings of some of the colors in Kente cloth: Black – Maturation, intensified spiritual energy Blue – Peacefulness, harmony and love Green – Vegetation, planting, harvesting, growth, spiritual renewal Gold – Royalty, wealth, high status, glory, spiritual purity

Duffle Bag: Kente #1 Approx. 20” long. Made in India. C-A930 $19.90

Kente Duffle Bags Approx. 30” long. Made in India. Drawstring closure. $19.90 each

Maroon – Mother earth; associated with healing Red – Political and spiritual moods; bloodshed, sacrificial rites and death White – Purification, sanctification rites and festive occasions Yellow – Preciousness, royalty, wealth, and fertility

Kente Tie and Handkerchief Sets $9.90 each

Style 1 C-A920

Style 2 C-A923

C-A934

C-A935

C-A937

Style 3 C-A924

Style 4 C-A919

Kente Tie Sets These kente tie sets gives you the accent of Africa that will capture attention anywhere. 100% cotton. Hand wash. Made in India. $9.90 each


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Kente Scarf Style 1 C-A925

Kente Scarf Style 2 C-A926

Kente Scarf Style 3 C-A927

Kente Scarf Style 4 C-A928

Use Kente scarves as table runners or sashes! 100% cotton. 10.5” X 45”. Made in India. $9.90 each

Kente/Blue with Gold Black/White with White

Blue/White with White

Hand-Woven Kente Scarves Make a bold statement in this hand-woven kente scarf. 60” X 4.5”. Made in Ghana for the authentic look of Africa. Woven Kente Sash C-A125 $19.90


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Cultural Hats Top Off Your Look

White Black

Mixed Africa’s Signature Knit Kufi Hats Choose black, white, or an assorted mixture of colors. 100% cotton. Made in Africa. Men’s Knit Kufi Hats C-A043 $6.90 each

C-A916

Style 1 C-A899

Style 3 C-A897

C-A911

C-A917

C-A912

C-A921

C-A922

C-A918

C-A913

Style 2 C-A900

Style 4 C-A898

Kente Kufi Hat 100% cotton. Made in India. $6.90 each. Style 1 C-A899 Style 2 C-A900 Style 3 C-A897 Style 4 C-A898

Embody African Elegance Made in the USA. Kente Bow Tie Style 1 C-A916 $7.90 Kente Cumberbund Style 1 C-A911 $15.90 Kente Bow Tie Style 2 C-A917 $7.90 Kente Cumberbund Style 2 C-A912 $15.90 Kente Bow Tie Style 3 C-A921 $7.90 Kente Cumberbund Style 3 C-A922 $15.90 Kente Bow Tie Style 4 C-A918 $7.90 Kente Cumberbund Style 4 C-A913 $15.90


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Colors: White Black Gold Silver Black & Gold Black & White Red Purple

Black

Mudcloth Kufi Cap One size fits all. Hand-made in Mali. Mudcloth Kufi Hat C-A045 $13.90

Mudcloth Brim Hats Transform yourself into someone that is hip, cultural, and exotic in one easy step! 100% cotton mudcloth, best if hand washed. Made in Mali. C-A034 $23.90 each

Braided And Sequined Crowns Each crown is accented with rhinestones for that extra sparkle. 100% nylon. Hand wash. One size fits all. Made in the USA. A-04 $29.90 each

Mud Cloth Brimmed Tam Cap Great adjustable sizes for those with natural hair and dreadlocks. One size fits all; fits up to a 24� circumference. Made in Mali. C-A038 $29.90

White C-H455 Black C-H452 Mudcloth Baseball Cap An easy way to add a touch of culture to your look. Styles all vary, no two are alike. Made in Mali. Mudcloth Baseball Caps C-H140 $19.90 each

Embroidered Kufi Hat One size fits most. Made in India. Black Kufi Hat C-H452 $9.90 White Kufi Hat C-H455 $9.90


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Rediscover Heritage

Hand-Crafted African Jewelry Colors of beads vary slightly.

Rasta

Rasta

Lilac

Massai Beaded Choker Each design varies but the color you choose will be the most prominent. Made in Kenya. J-N660 $3.90 each Colors vary African Bone on each Beaded Disc necklace.

Necklace Colors vary. Made in Nigeria. J-N927 $4.98 each

J-S278 Massai Beaded Necklace This tribal wedding necklace is a signature Kenyan look. 23” long and 5” in diameter. J-N610 $35.90 J-S275

Clay Terra Cotta Beaded Disc Necklace Made in Nigeria. J-N926 $5.58

Massai Beaded Necklace 30” circumference. J-N663 $5.90

J-S276

J-S277

African Seed Jewelry Set: Necklace is 21” long. Earrings are 2” large. Bracelet is adjustable. Made in Kenya. $11.90 Each


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Large D’Jembe Drum Necklace 2” large. Made in Senegal. J-N0015 $5.90

D’Jembe Drum Necklace 1.5” to 2”. Made in Senegal. J-N001 $3.90

J-E329 NEW! Authentic Fulani Earrings Be recognized with these hand-made Fulani earrings with unique African hooks. Available in different sizes and two colors. Use caution when handling. Made in Mali, West Africa.

XXX-Large Silver 2¼” J-E328 $59.90 XXL Silver 2” J-E326 $39.90 Medium Silver 1” J-E331 $25.90

XX-Large Gold 2” J-E325 $35.90 Medium Gold 1” J-E330 $12.90

XXX-Large Fula Gold Earrings 2 1/4”. Made in Mali, West Africa. J-E329 $39.90

J-N670

J-N671 Exotic Necklace 24” long. Made in Kenya. Animal Wood Necklace Brown J-N670 3.90 Each Dark Brown J-N671 $3.90 Cross of Agadez Shield Pendant: Gofad Variety of styles. Pendant is 1” wide. Band is 18” long Made in Niger. J-N052 $9.90

Small

Large

Massai Beaded Earrings

Taureg Silver Earrings

Small 1-2” $7.90/pair Large 2”-3” $9.90/pair

$13.90

Made in Kenya. Each pair is - Red Jewel totally hand-made and unique; 2” long and .5” wide. Made in Niger. J-TE040 no two are identical. J-E601


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Adorn Yourself with African Designs

Elephant Hair Plant Fiber Bracelet Made from natural materials, but has the look of a real elephant hair bracelet costing many times the price. Made in Kenya. J-B610 $4.00

Kid’s Elephant Fiber Bracelet

Made in Kenya. J-B619 $2.98

Large Embroidered Tuareg Bracelet Made in Mali. J-B270 $2.78 each

Tuareg Woven Bracelets Made in Mali. J-B260 58¢ each/ $5.80 per dozen

Woven Tuareg Bracelet-Children’s size Hand woven plastic bracelets that are brightly colored, flexible, and fun for everyone. Approx. 5” in diameter. Made in Mali. BB-443 $0.58 each/ $5.80 per dozen

Fulani Gold Twist Bracelet Made in Mali, West Africa. J-B090 $9.90

Giant Pendant Necklaces

Saber Tooth Necklace Made in Kenya. J-N014 $17.90

Saber Tooth On Bone Pendant Necklace Made in Kenya. J-N015 $17.90

Copper Elephant Fiber Bracelet Made in Kenya. J-B615 $11.90

Bone Pendant & Saber Tooth Necklace Made in Kenya. J-N016 $17.90


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(All bracelets come with different colors and designs of beaded work)

Massai Beaded Rasta Bracelet Made in Kenya. J-B634 $4.90 each

Massai Beaded Assorted Bracelets Made in Kenya. J-B635 $4.90 each

Massai Beaded Bracelet Flat Clip-On Made in Kenya. J-B636 $3.90 each Children’s Size - BB-674 $3.90 each.

Beaded Bracelets Assorted Each bracelet comes with different colored beading. No two are alike. Made in Kenya. J-B637 $3.98 each

Kenyan Beaded Leather Bracelet 9.5” circumference. Made in Kenya Adult J-B618 $1.98 each Children’s BB-763 $1.58 each.


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Be Authentic in All You Do

With Bracelets Expressing Spirit and Soul African Accents Bracelet stretches to fit any wrist. Made in Kenya. Multiple African Print Bracelet J-B600 $4.90

White Bone Bead Bracelet Made in Kenya. J-B601 $4.90

Black Nigerian Leather Bracelets Made in Burkina Faso. J-B290 $3.58

African Connection Bracelet Made in Kenya. J-B617 $3.58 each

Black Cowrie Shell Bracelet Made in Kenya. J-B298 $3.18

Culture Woven Bracelets Made in Mali. J-B263 58¢ each/ $5.80 per dozen

Red Nigerian Leather Bracelets Made in Burkina Faso. J-B289 $3.58 each

Beaded Leather Nigerian Bracelet Made in Nigeria. J-B294 $3.90

Cream-Colored Leather Bracelet Hand-made in Burkina Faso. J-B212 $3.58

Nigerian Leather Cowrie Shell Bracelet Made in Nigeria. J-B316 $3.58

Single Cowrie Shell Leather Bracelet Made in Nigeria. J-B315 $2.78 each


Cow Horn Bracelets

Embrace the Symbolism of Africa and Invite Wealth & Prosperity

Cow Horn Bangle: Full-Size Approx. 8” circumference. Each bracelet is different; and colors will be assorted, no one color can be chosen. Made in Kenya. J-B606 $2.98

Kenyan Cow Horn Cuff Approx. 1” - 2” wide. Each bracelet is different; and colors will be assorted, no one color can be chosen. Made in Kenya. J-B604 $9.90 each

Kenyan Cow Horn Bracelet - Small Each bracelet is different; and colors will be assorted, no one color can be chosen. Approx. 2” - 2.5” wide. Made in Kenya. J-B603 $5.98

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Horn Bracelets Sizes, colors and designs all vary. Made in Senegal. J-B331 $3.90 or $39.90/dozen.

Cow Horn Cuff : Assorted /Over-Sized Exact sizes vary slightly because of different size cow horns. Approx. size is 2” - 3” wide. Made in Kenya. J-B605 $9.90 each

Wide Horn Bracelets Made in Senegal. J-B334 $5.90 each

Kenyan Cow Horn Bracelet: Full-Size

Approx. 2.5” - 3.5” wide. Made in Kenya. J-B602

$7.98


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Red

Orange

Brown

Dark Brown

Green

Purple

Turquoise

White

Yellow Cowry Shell Necklace & Earring Set Made in India. J-S832 $9.90 each.

Hematite Ankh Necklace Necklace is 16” circumference and 2” pendant. Made in the Philippines. J-N965 $3.80

Black Wood Ankh Necklace 2” large. Made in the Philippines. J-N977 $5.90

Hematite Elephant Necklace Made in the Philippines. J-N966 $3.80

Hematite Cross Necklace Made in the Philippines. J-N967 $3.80

The Heroic Lion Jewelry Set Choose from regular or clip-on earrings. Made in the Philippines. J-S259 $7.90

Wooden Cross Necklace Made in India. J-N915 $3.80

Brass Elephant and Stone Pendant Necklace Made in India. J-N018 $9.90

Wooden Ankh Necklace 18”. Made in the Philippines. J-N956 $3.80

Large Black Wood Peace Necklace 2.5” pendant. Made in the Philippines. J-N976 $3.98


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3-Tone Elephant Jewelry Set Made in India. J-S261 $11.90

Elephant Three-Toned Jewelry Set Made in India. J-S837 $11.90

Brass & Copper Choker & Bracelet Set Made in India. J-S940 $15.90

Silver Choker & Bracelet Set Made in India. J-S950 $15.90

Brass & Copper Jewelry Set Made in India. J-S964 $15.90

Brass & Copper Elephant Jewelry Set Made in India. J-S963 $15.90

Semi-Precious Stone Jewelry Set Made in China. J-S223 $7.90

Oval Umber Bone Necklace and Earring Set Made with smooth bone beads. Crafted in India. J-S285 $11.90

Bone Necklace & Earring Set Necklace is 19” circumference, earrings are 1” big, and bone pendants are 2” big. Made in India. J-S850 $11.90


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Pure Ethnic Elegance A.

A. Red Beaded Breastplate Jewelry Set Live in the lap of luxury with this red beaded breastplate jewelry set. Made in India. J-S247 $15.90 Over-Size Pendant Turquoise Jewelry Set Made in China. J-S265 $15.90

B.

B. Black Beaded Breastplate Jewelry Set Define regal African style with this bold black beaded breastplate jewelry set. Made in India. J-S248 $15.90

Layered Silver Plate Necklace Set Comes with matching earrings. Made in China. J-S292 $15.90

Tribal Shells: Metal Necklace Set Have a look that takes you to the heart of Africa with this tribal shell metal necklace and earring set. Made in China. J-S291 $15.90

Wooden Cluster Necklace Set : Black Made in India. J-S269 $15.90

Royal Brass & Copper Jewelry Set Necklace is 20” circumference, earrings are 3.5” big, and metal pieces are 3” long. Made in India. J-S962 $15.90


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Black & Crystal: Necklace & Earring Set Get noticed with this unique necklace and earring set. Made in China. J-S279 $23.90

Antique Gold Necklace Set: Crystal Crystal gemstones add just the right amount of dazzling brilliance. Made in China. J-S282 $27.90

Gold Necklace Set: Black Diamonds Made in China. J-S281 $23.90

Turquoise Stone Metal Jewelry Set 20” circumference and 1” long earrings. Made in China. J-S244 $23.90

Turquoise/Silver/ Wood Necklace & Earring Necklace is 18-22” circumference and .5” earrings. Made in China. J-S249 $15.90

Silver Studded Jewelry Set Lustrous silver and bold pendants make this an unforgettable look for any special occasion. Made in India. J-S240 $15.90

Brass Studded Jewelry Set Glimmer and shine in this luminous brass necklace and earring set. Made in India. J-S241 $15.90


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Be Luminous This Season With Light-Reflecting Metal Jewelry Sets

Turquoise Stone Metal Fashion Bracelet J-B024 $7.90 Turquoise Evening Bracelet J-B037 $7.90

Closeout

Amber Plastic Bracelet Made in India. J-B008 $1.98

Cowrie Shell Bracelet: Rasta Cowrie Shell Bracelet: Black Made in India. J-B073 $3.58 Made in India. J-B074 $3.58 Convertible Magnetic Bracelet

Magnetic Bracelet with Pearl Stones Elastic and stretch to fit any size wrist. Made in China. Bracelet colors all vary. J-B063 $3.90

Magnetic Bracelet with Blue Stones Made in China. J-B065 $3.90

Just wrap this around your wrist or ankle and the pieces will ‘cling’ together magnetically. Made in China. Magnetic Bracelet with Oval Beads (36” long.) J-B056 $5.98 each or $59.80/dozen

Magnetic Hematite Bracelet Made in China. J-B064 $3.90 Multi-Functional Magnetic Jewelry This glistening magnetic jewelry can be used as a bracelet, a necklace, a hairpiece, anklet, or even a belt! It’s simple, the beads will ‘cling’ together magnetically. Colors of beads vary. Made in China. Exact styles all vary. Magnetic Bracelet with Multi Colored Beads J-B997 $5.98


65 Gold Cuff : Brown Stone & Crystal Made in China. J-B093 $19.90

Silver Cuff : Black Stone & Crystal Made in China. J-B092 $19.90

Coiled Snake Gemstone Bracelet Made in China. J-B137 $19.90 Silver Bangle : Black Diamond & Hematite Made in China. J-B086 $15.90

Gold Bangle : Amber Diamond & Cat’s Eye Made in China. J-B088 $15.90

Wooden Elephant Necklace and Earring Set Earrings Vary Made in China. J-S283 $5.90

Glamour Bracelet: Silver Made in China. J-B117 $5.98

Black Snake Jeweled Bangle Made in China. J-B120 $13.90

Antique Gold Bracelet : Black Diamond Made in China. J-B094 $19.90

Modern Diva Bracelet Made in China. J-B136 $11.90

Black Beaded Hinge Bracelet: Silver Made in India J-B067 $13.90

Black Beaded Hinge Bracelet : Gold Made in India J-B066 $13.90

Wire Bracelet: Steel Made in China. J-B085 $2.78 each.

Wire Bracelet:Silver Made in China. J-B084 $2.78 each.

Decorative Wooden Elastic Bracelet Made in China. J-B062 $7.90


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Find Inspiration

With Exotic African-Inspired Accessories

Engraved Fashion Cuffs Made in China

J-B075 $3.58

J-B076 $3.58

Get all six cuffs below for only $2.64 each! J-B077 $3.58

J-Set114 $15.90 J-B080 $3.58

J-B078 $3.58

3-Tone Studded Long Cuff 5� Made in India. J-B053 $19.90

3-Tone Cuff 1.75 in long wrist opening. Made in India. J-B141 $7.90

J-B079 $3.58

Gold Engraved Floral Cuff Features various floral engravings. 2.75 in. wide. Made in India. J-B140 $7.90

Painted Brass Cuff: Animal Print Made in India. J-B143 $15.90

Royal Silver Long Cuff: Red Stone Made in India. J-B133 $15.90

Silver Empress Cuff: Black Stone Made in India. J-B134 $15.90


Elephant Bracelets

Africa’s Symbol of Good Luck and Majesty

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Gold 3-Tone Elephant Engraved Long Cuff Take the spotlight with this bold, gleaming cuff featuring elephant and flower engraved designs and shimmering silver, gold and copper colored metal. 4.75 in. long. Made in India. J-B138 $19.90 Painted Brass Cuff : Elephants Wrap your wrist in exotic culture with this painted brass cuff. Elephants have trunk up adding a bit of good luck too! Approx. 3”. Made in India. J-B142 $15.90

Copper 3-Tone Elephant Long Cuff Embrace your inner elegance with this brass, silver and copper luminous cuff with engraved elephants. 4” large. Made in India. J-B061 $9.90

Triangular Elephant Bracelet Made in India. J-B958 $7.90

Brass and Copper Elephant Bracelet Made in India. J-B957 $7.90

Gold Engraved/ Hammered Elephant Cuff 3.75 in long. Made in India. J-B139 $9.90

Elephant Engraved Silver Cuff Made in India. J-B013 $7.90

Brass Elephant Bracelet Made in India. J-B069 $4.98


68 Ankh Cuff : Gold Made in India. J-B070 $13.90

Ankh Cuff : Silver Made in India. J-B071 $13.90

Ankh Cuff : Brass Made in India. J-B072 $13.90 Brass Ankh Necklaces: Features detailed engravings. Leather necklace is adjustable.

Large Pendant is nearly 4� long. Made in India. J-N022 $11.90

Small Medium Pendant is 2.15" long. Made Pendant is 1.25� long. Made in India. J-N019 $3.90 in India. J-N021 $7.90

Silver/Gold Cable Bracelet J-B121 $9.90

Silver Cable Bracelet J-B122 $9.90

Silver Engraved Convex Cuff Made in China. J-B103 $5.90

Gold Engraved Convex Cuff Made in China. J-B104 $5.90

Silver/Brass/Copper 3-Tone Cuff Made in India. J-B028 $9.90


Royal and Mystical Ethnic Cuffs

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Embellished Silver Cuff Silver Cuff Gold Cuff Made in India. J-B015 $7.90 Made in India. J-B011 $7.90 Made in India. J-B012 $7.90

3-Tone Woven Wrist Cuff Hammered Gold Cuff Embellished Brass Cuff Made in India. J-B135 $9.90 Made in India. J-B975 $7.90 Made in India. J-B016 $7.90

Gold V.I.P. Bracelet

Made in China. J-B050 $2.78

Wide Band Silver Cowrie Shell Bracelet Made in India. J-B960 $8.78

Silver Hammered Cuff Made in India. J-B974 $7.90

Round Plate Bracelet: Round Plate Bracelet: Round Plate Bracelet: Steel Gray Silver Color Gold Color Made in China. J-B083 $2.78 Made in China. J-B082 $2.78 Made in China. J-B081 $2.78


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Silver Cuff Made in India. J-B923 $11.90

Embellished Long Silver Cuff

Made in India. J-B018 $11.90

Gold Elephant Long Cuff Made in India J-B129 $11.90

Silver Elephant Cuff Made in India. J-B058 $7.90

Cuffs for Men or Women

Elephant Engraved Silver Engraved Long Gold Cuff Empress Cuff

Gold 3-Tone Long Elephant Cuff

J-B017 $11.90

J-B128 $11.90

Brass and Copper Cuff Made in India. J-B922 $11.90

Square Design Bone Bracelet

Spiral Design Bone Bracelet

Made in India.

Made in India.

Ivory Elephant Bone Bracelet Made in India. J-B123 $9.90

Triangle Design Bone Bracelet

J-B047 $11.90

Made in India. J-B124 $9.90

Made in India.

Made in India. J-B125 $9.90

Made in India. J-B127 $9.90


Express The Exotic

Gold Hinged Cuff: Striped Made in China. J-B106 $5.90

Gold Hinged Cuff: Scales Made in China. J-B108 $5.90

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Gold Engraved Concave Floral Cuff Made in China. J-B114 $5.90

Cowrie Shells 100 Cut and Polished Finish Indian and East African Cowries M-B402 $15.

M-B409

100 Uncut Kenyan Cowrie Shells M-B403 $15. 1 Kilo (approx. 750) Cut Kenyan Cowrie Shells M-B405 $79.90

Use cowrie shells to bead jewelry, as well as adorn fabrics and clothing. The crafter’s best friend!

1 Kilo Uncut (approx. 750) Kenyan Cowrie Shells M-B406 $79.90 Approx. 160 Philippine Tiger Shells 1lb M-B407 $39.90

M-B402

Set of 12 Feather Extensions - Short Approx. 13” long. Made in China. H-W013 $19.90

Set Of 3 Large Cowrie ½ Shells Approx. 3” X 2” large. M-B409 $11.90

Set of 12 Feather Extensions - Long Approx. 15” long. Made in China. H-W012 $19.90


72 Experience The African Dream With Easy-to-Learn, Artistic African Drums

A. Full-Sized Drum 23”

As Seen on the Back Cover

Ghana $198 Senegal $198

Mali $250

(Some countries may not be available at all times.)

A. Our Biggest D’Jembe (Pronounced Jem’Bay) drums in all sizes. Easy for anyone to learn. Hand-carved and hand-strung for quality and a real African experience. Approx. 23” tall. Choose a D’Jembe from Mali, Guinea, Ghana, and Senegal. Full-Sized D’Jembe Drum M-M010 $198. Drums made in Mali $250 (Oversized shipping costs are approx. $36. per full-sized drum.)

B. Medium-Sized Drum 16”-18”

B. D’Jembe Drum Medium Still large enough for an adult to play. Approx. 16”-18” tall, 10” diameter. Made in Mali. D’Jembe Drum M-M014 $98.


C. Small-Medium Sized Drum

D. Small-Sized Drum

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13”-15”

10”-12”

E. X-Small Sized Drum 8”

C. Small-Medium D’Jembe Drum For adults or children. Approx. 13-15” tall. Made all over West Africa. M-M015 $79.90 D. Small D’Jembe Drum For adults or children. Approx. 10-12” tall. Made all over West Africa. M-M016 $49.00 E. The Most Affordable D’Jembe These are exceptional home decorations and great for kids as well! 8” tall. Miniature D’Jembe drums from Burkina Faso and Senegal. X-Small D’Jembe M-M018 $23.90

Quality Assurance Drums are made in remote bush areas of Africa. Each drum is a unique creation with unique qualities. No drum will be completely perfect the way machine-made drums are, but we do our best to ensure that your drum is in the best-possible hand-made condition. Each drum is inspected for: • No holes in heads • No imperfections in wood base and bowl • Fist-size sound openings between base and bowl • Head ring tightness • String tightness • Level and even head • Sound quality

Make sure you love your drum!


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Large M-M101 $19.90

Medium M-M102 $15.90

African Thumb Piano This Kalimba gourd thumb piano is made from a calabash with burned designs on front and back. For kids or adults. 7” x 3.” Made in Burkina Faso. Kalimba Gourd Thumb Piano M-M142 $15.90 Small M-M103 Malian Kora $9.90 The kora’s body is made from a calabash gourd cut in half and partially covered with cow or goat skin. The strings are made from fishing line which provides a brilliant tone. Made in Mali. Large is 9” X 21” • Medium is 7” X 17” Small is 5” X 16”

Most Popular Fabric Bags

Tic Toc Drum For children or adults. 13” long and 3-4” diameter. Made in Kenya. M-M120 $5.90 each

D’Jembe Tsink-Tsink Shakers Add the chime of these shakers to your drumming. 13.5” long and up to 6” wide. Made in Senegal. M-M003 $7.90

Keep Your Drums Well Dressed Carry your drums in style and safety with these hand-sewn D’Jembe bags. All styles vary. 26” tall and between 10”-19” wide. Made in Senegal. D’Jembe Drum Carrying Bags Large Drum Size M-M005 $39.90 Goatskin Drum Head Real goatskin drum heads with fur. 27” X 27.” Made in Senegal. M-M001 $35.90


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Balafons

Medium: 19”-24” long M-M210 $69.

Large: 30”-34” long M-M205 $178. Small: 13”-18” long M-M215 $39.90

Hand made from Lenke wood and gourd calabashes in West Africa. Talking Drum 11” tall 5” diameter. Traditionally most popular with African hunting to chase animals from the bush. Made in Mali. M-M024 $47.90

Add the Soul of Africa to Your Music Three drum set gives you the full range of tones for a great range of music. Large size drum is 25.5” in height and 15.5” in diameter. Medium size is 22” in height and 12” in diameter. Small drum is 18” high and 11” diameter. Made in Senegal. Complete Set of Three Djun Djun Drums M-M030 $790. (Oversized shipping costs are approx. $72.00 for a set of three Djun Djuns.) A Complete Drum Set

BougaraBou drums produce a deep, resonant bass and crisp highs. Large drum is approx. 12” in diameter. Medium drum is approx 10.5” in diameter. Small drum is approx 9” in diameter. Made in Senegal. Set of Three BougaraBou Drums M-M060 $580. (Oversized shipping averages $99. for set of 3 drums.)


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Have an African Movie Night! Save with Sets as low as $5.55 each

Set of 12 Assorted African DVD’s

Save Money

V-300 $69.98 Less than $5.83 each!

Save the Most

For the True Movie Buff Set of 36 Assorted African DVD’s V-SET36 $199.90 Less than $5.55 each!

Get a Glimpse of African Storytelling with DVDs You Won't Find at Your Video Store. More movies and new releases all the time!

Get any movie shown below for $7.90 to

Agony of Birth - Part 3 & 4.............. V-326 American Villager - Part 3 .............. V-325 What Love Can Do - Parts 1,2,3 ... V-323 My American Nurse ....................... V-203 My American Nurse - Part 2 .......... V-291 Kingdom Against Kingdom ............ V-257 Tears of a Prince ........................... V-264 Shadows of Dust - Parts 1 & 2....... V-276 A Sting In A Tale ............................. V-277

$11.90 each

Sacred Tradition...........................V-322 Ex-Convicts .................................V-286 Internal Crisis...............................V-289 Royal Temptation .........................V-321 Runaway Prince - Part 1 & 2........V-292 Sakawa Boys - Parts 1, 2 & 3.......V-293 Sins of Omission - Parts 1 & 2 ....V-294 Temple of Justice - Parts 1 & 2 ....V-295 Uncle Wayward - Parts 1 & 2 ......V-296

Each flag is 3’ X 5’ and priced at just $19.90 each.

Get Any African Country Flag! Choose from 54 counties Item # FLAG $19.90 each

African American Flag FL-A035 $19.90

The Flag of the African Nation combines the most popular colors from all of the flags of Africa. This flag is a perfect wall hanging, or for outside display on a porch. It is durable, but it is not intended for long term use in wind or on a flag pole. African American Flag FL-A035 $19.90 For all other flags ask for Item number FLAG $19.90


Invite Adventure In

With Vibrant Area Rugs That Evoke African Life

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Giant-Sized Elephant Rug Make the biggest statement possible with this 3’ X 7’ X 52” area rug. 100% polypropylene. Stain and fade resistant. Surged all around to protect the edges. Made in Turkey. African Elephant Area Rug F-906 $43.90 Bold Black Panther Rug Grab attention with this black panther area rug. 100% polypropylene. Stain and fade resistant. Surged all around to protect edges. 3’ X 7’ X 5’2”. Made in Turkey. Black Panther Area Rug F-905 $43.90

African Dancers Rug This rug has earth-tone colorings displaying silhouettes of people enjoying life and dancing to great tunes. 100% polypropylene. Stain and fade resistant. Surged all around to protect edges. 3’ X 7’ X5’2. Made in Turkey. Africa Dancers Area Rug F-901 $43.90

5 Feet

5 Feet

30 inches

Goatskin Patchwork Throw Rug An astounding quilt work of goatskin and leather that creates the aura of Africa in any home. Have a rug that is unlike any mass produced piece. Each rug varies slightly. Made in Burkina Faso. 5’ in Diameter F-101 $139. 30” in Diameter F-102 $79.90


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Authentic Mudcloth

Giant-Size approx.

5 X 7 feet Make an area rug, skirt, blanket, table cloth, scarf or more with mudcloth! Extra Large Mudcloth Full size pieces approx. 5’ x 7’. Made in Mali, West Africa. M-F130 $118.

why you love it “Wow! I just received my mudcloth and it is so beautiful! Very well painted and thick material. Thank you! It’s very impressive.”

Katrina from Valhalla , NY Colors Available: Green X-Large Mudcloth Paintings Orange These giant 45” x 72” mudcloth Yellow

paintings fill nearly an entire wall with a scene from African life. Choose from dozens of hand-painted cloth paintings from Mali, West Africa AC-M520 $49.90

Machine Printed Mudprint Fabric

Tie Dye Authentic Mudcloth Full size pieces approx. 45” x 72”. Choose from the colors shown above. Made in Mali, West Africa. M-F052 $43.90

Korhogo Cloth Black & White Design M-F502 AC-M330 Super-Sized Korhogo Paintings All styles vary. Made in Ivory Coast. 32” x 52” AC-M300 $39.90 70” x 45” AC-M330 $79.90

Maroon M-F501

For the warm, luxurious look of Africa use this vibrant fabric with striking cultural designs in your arts and crafts. 12 yards. 46” wide. $159.90 ($13.32/ Yard)


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Regular-Size approx.

4 X 6 feet

Four-Color Indigo

Black/White

Choose by Color

Colors shown below will be the color you receive, but the patterns shown on the fabric vary.

Black/ White

Rust

Mustard

Burnt Orange

Beige/ Brown

Plain White

Indigo

Plain Rust

White/ Black

Plain Mustard

Choose by Design

Designs shown below are just samples, each piece is unique, no two are alike.

Four-Color

(Always 4 colors.)

Design

Pattern

Multi-Strip

(These pieces will have a (Strips of different fabric are put together.) consistent pattern on them.)

(An actual picture image as shown above but each picture is different.)

Cowry Shell

(These will always have a cowry shell pattern.)

Mudcloth Fabric Full size pieces are 45� x 70�. Each piece is made from nine individual hand-woven strips. Basic colors are shown to the right. Each piece of mudcloth is unique and one-of-a-kind. Made in Mali, West Africa. M-F050 $39.90 each


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George Fabric

Colors Available: Beige Black Gold Green Maroon Mustard Pink Purple Red White/Silver White/Gold

Authentic George Fabric This stunning gold-embroidered fabric originates in India, but is popular throughout Africa. Each panel is 36” wide. Only sold in 8 yard pieces. M-F400 $79.90 per 8 yard piece ($9.99 per yard)

Fat Quarter 5 Pack

Each piece is almost 3.59 Sq. Feet!

Fat Quarter Yard Fabric 5 Pack You get 5 different African prints in each pack. 22” X 18” pieces. T-2000 $15.90

Kuba Cloth

Kuba cloth is made from hand-woven raffia leaves. Blue

Black

White Kuba Cloth Please contact us to order individual pieces with sizes and prices. Approx. 7 to 15 feet long. Made in Congo. M-F150 All currently $320.00 /sheet

African Brocade Fabric - 30 Yards Country of origin may vary, but most brocade is produced in Guinea. Brocade fabric comes in 30 yard pieces only. 45” wide M-F105 $318.00 each


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Kente Fabric

Be Inspired to Create

With Authentic African Fabrics

T-1209

T-1309

T-1409

T-1509 (Blue)

T-1709

T-1817

T-1309G

T-1508 T-1818

T-1819

T-1820

All Your Favorite Kente Designs Get the most recognizable African look with kente fabrics. Choose your favorite of five bold, exotic designs. Available in 12-yard bolts. Made in India. $67.90 each

T-2093


82 Get the Most Out of Your Fabrics! Add African culture to your crafts, garments and more!

Printed Fabric $67.90 per 12-yard piece (45� wide)

T-2001 Navy

T-2068 White

T-2069 Green

T-2070

T-2081

T-2083

T-2086

T-2091

T-2094

T-2095

T-2101

T-2111

T-2112

T-2131

T-2134

T-2142

T-2143 Blue

T-2145 Purple

T-2146

T-2148

T-2149

T-2150

T-2151 Red

T-2151 Yellow

T-2153 Green

T-2154 Orange

T-2155 Blue

T-2167

T-2172

T-2173

T-2176 White

T-2177

T-2178 Blue

T-2178 Purple

T-2179

T-2180 Lime

T-2180 Mustard

T-2180 Orange

T-2181

T-2182 Red

T-2182 Pink

T-2183 Lime

T-2183 Lt Blue

T-2183 Orange

T-2183 Purple


83 Printed Fabric $67.90 per 12-yard piece (45” wide)

T-2184

T-2185 Blue

T-2185 Red

T-2186

T-2187

T-2188 Blue

T-2188 Orange

T-2189

T-2190 Lime

T-2190 Purple

T-2191

T-2192

T-2193

T-2194

T-2195

T-2196

T-2197

T-2198

T-2199

Heavy Printed Fabric with raised silver embellishments $99.90 per 12-yard piece (45” wide)

T-2201

T-2202

6 Yard Pieces

T-2203

15 Yard Pieces

Printed Fabric $39.90 per 6-yard piece (45” wide). African Lace $198.00 15 Yards (36” wide). Fabric produced in Guinea.

T-2123

T-2139

T-2160

T-3008

T-2162

T-2168

T-2169

T-3013


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Gift Sets for Him OR Her

Make Every Occasion Special with A Unique African Gift Set

For Her Fulani Basket

Family T-Shirt

For Him

Women’s Top Fragrance Oils

Oil Burner Kit

Men’s Top Fragrance Oils Tea Candles

Dashiki

Fulani Basket Liquid Black Soap

Postcards

Shea Lip Balm

Dudu-Osun Black Soap

Dudu-Osun Black Soap

Obama Key Chain Lighter

Gift Basket - For Her This gift basket contains everything the special lady in your life needs to pamper herself. M-394 $39.98

Gift Basket - For Him This gift basket contains authentic products for every man. M-395 $59.90

Give the Gift of Culture Anytime you send one of these colorful cards you give a piece of African inspired beauty. 6” X 4.25”. Set of Sixty Greeting Cards M-965A $19.90

Set of 12 Bookmarks Glossy bookmarks with the stories and meanings behind mudcloth, kente cloth, cowrie shells, and chiwaras. 2” X 7”. Made in the USA. M-960 $7.90

Bible/Book Organizers $19.90 each

I Will Praise You 8” X 10”. Made in China. C-A013

I Have Faith 8” X 10”. Made in China. C-A009

I Will Sing 8” X 10”. Made in China. C-A010

The Lord’s Prayer 8” X 10”. Made in China. C-A015


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Includes velvet-covered carrying case!

Last Supper Statue Bring the inspirational beauty and artistry of the last supper into your home for an instant focal point and conversation-piece. Made from poly-resin. 8” X 4”. Made in China. A-M924 $27.90

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Chess with African Warriors Using Massai warriors adds a whole new dimension to playing chess. The set includes a 14” X 14” solid wood board with poly-resin pieces. Made in China. Chess Set with Massai Pieces M-151 $118.

Mother of Pearl Chess Set Made with real mother of pearl, known for its rarity and luminescence. Comes with its own velvet carrying case. 14” x 14” board. Made in Egypt. Mother of Pearl Chess Set M-154 $138.00

One Pair

One Pair

Soapstone Candle Holders

All styles vary, no two are alike. Approx. 6”-7” tall. Made in Kenya. A-S624 $5.90 per pair.

Strong Love Statue 2” X 8”. Made in China. A-M915 $11.90

Three Children Praying Statue 7.5” X 10”. Made in China. A-M903 $11.90


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Ebony Family Tree Carving Intricately carved from rare ebony wood, this work of art depicts an entire community. A representation of the unity of people and family. 11” to 12” tall, Made in Kenya A-E611 $27.90

Ashanti Fertility Statues 3” X 8”. Hand carved in Kenya. A-E022 $11.90 for the set of 2.

Ebony Figures with Children Impressive size ebony art from Kenya. Carvings all vary slightly, and come assorted with male and with female figures. Each is between 17” and 20” tall. A-E628 $35.90

Ebony Raised Trunk Elephant - Kenya Approx. 6-7½” tall. Made in Kenya. A-E045 $19.00

Carved Village Elder : 12” A-WC614 $19.90

Set Of 2 : Wooden Ibeji Statues A-WC012 $29.90


Make Your Home An African Haven With Masks, Statues and More to Evoke Interest and Beauty

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African Thinker Statues 12” tall. Color varies from black or brown. Made in Senegal. Thinker on Stool Statue A-WC333 $39.90 each

A-WC340 A-WC337

A-WC339

Ghana Family Carving $9.95 each Approx. 20” tall. Hand-made in Ghana. Light Wood A-WC340 One Child A-WC337 Red A-WC339 Awale Game

Miniature Guro Mask 6” tall. Made in the Ivory Coast. A-WC101 $7.98 each.

Guinea Miniature Marka Mask Made in Guinea. Approx. 7”-9” long. A-WC103 $13.90 Approx. 5”-7” long. A-WC104 $11.90

1 foot long and 2” wide when closed. Made in Mali, Senegal, and Gambia. M-150 $23.80

Guinea Miniature Marka Mask 3-5” long. Made in Guinea. A-WC105 $9.90


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Art with History

Hand-Crafted Art from the Heart of Africa Kenyan Massai Spear 38” long. Made in Kenya. W-S063 $31.90 each

Massai Warrior And Wife Kenyan Carvings A-WC613 $19.90/ pair

Kenyan Massai Shield The Massai warriors are renowned for their bravery, ferocity and hunting skills. These hand-crafted shields are approximately 24” long. Made in Kenya. W-121 $55.90 Hand-Carved 8” Massai Mask Completely hand-carved in Kenya, and hand-painted. Color varies slightly on each mask. A-WC600A $9.90

Zebra Mask 14” Made in Kenya. A-WC602 $23.90

Giraffe Mask 14” Made in Kenya. A-WC604 $23.90

Zebra Mask 8” Made in Kenya. A-WC602S $11.90

Giraffe Mask 8” Made in Kenya. A-WC604S $11.90

14” Massai Mask A-WC609 $19.90

12” Giraffe This is carved from wood from the Jacaranda tree. Made in Kenya. A-WC621 $11.90


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Banana Leaf Mobile Children love these banana leaf fibre mobiles. 11” and 12” across (diameter). Made in Kenya. A-BL620 $7.90

Each piece is one-of-a-kind; no two designs are alike. Best-Selling Wall Art These unframed banana leaf paintings have been a hit since they appeared on the scene years ago. Available in assorted designs unframed as shown. Approx. 12” x 10.” Hand-made in Kenya. Unframed Banana Leaf Paintings A-P200 $5.90 each

Choose from: Antelope Cheetah Elephant Giraffe Lion People Village Water Buffalo Zebra

A-P210 A-P200

Set Of 3 Kenyan Soapstone Figurines - 6” Each statue is individually hand carved. 6” to 7” tall each. A-S603 $19.90

Giant Size Banana leaf paintings Unframed paintings from Kenya are available in assorted designs unframed as shown. Each banana leaf painting is a collage of individual banana leaves, each work is individually created. Specific paintings cannot be selected. Approx. 16” x 10”. A-P210 $7.90

Choose from: Antelope Elephant

Giraffe People Rhino

Village Zebra

Set Of 6 Kenyan Soapstone Figurines - 4” Each statue is individually hand carved. Approx. 4” tall each. A-S604 $19.90


90 African Letter Opener Approx. 10” in length. Made in Kenya. A-WC691 $3.90 each or $39.90 per dozen

Wooden Animal Napkin Ring Approx. 3-4” tall and 3-5” wide. Made in Mali. A-WC660 $2.98 or $29.80 per dozen.

Fulani Basket 9” wide. Made in Mali. M-W050 $5.90 Mali Rattles Each is unique. 5” tall. Made in Mali. Wicker Rattle M-W090 $2.38 each

African Print Flowers These lovely flowers are made out of gold and wax print fabrics. Sewn together into a floral bouquet of color that will last a lifetime. Made in the United States. M-901 $5. each

Safari Letter Opener Approx. 10” in length. Made in Kenya. A-WC690 $3.58 each

Blue Beaded Basket Bowl 5½” diameter. Made in Kenya. A-M602 $9.90 each.

Massai Tripod & Bowl Set: Natural 8” tall. Made in Kenya. A-WC704 $19.90


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Light Lion C-A047

Light Zebra Light Giraffe Wooden Salad Set Hand carved wooden salad sets from Kenya. 11.5” long. A-WC671 $7.90 each.

Dark Giraffe

Different styles to choose.

Makes a great wall hanging too!

14” Original Fulani Hat C-A047 $25.90 18” Large Fulani Straw Hat C-A046 $39.90

C-A046

The Trademark Hat of the Fulani People Hats are compressed for shipping. Uncompressed hats can cost over $40.00 to ship. Please ask for this option if desired. Made in Mali.

Pocket-Sized African Artwork Best Value

Save On Everything Below

Massai Beaded Key Chains 3” large. Made in Kenya. M-633 $2.98 each Set of 6 Key Chains Key ring combinations vary in this set. 1.5”-3” tall. Made in Africa. M-099 $17.98

Bone Animal Design Key Chains 4” large. Made in Kenya. M-630 $3.98 each


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Round multicolored fans These hand-woven fans are dyed in the bright colors that have become traditional in many African cultures. Made in Nigeria. Each is approx. 13” long. M-W083 $5.90 each.

Hand Woven Fans Use these fans as stunning wall art or as a quick way to cool off! Styles vary. Each is hand made in Burkina Faso. 16” HandWoven Fans M-W082 $7.90 each

Batik Cloth Paintings B.

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Burkina Faso Batik Paintings A. “Braiding Hair” 27” X 38”. AC-B015 $37.90 B. “Woman Pounding Grain” 28” X 9” AC-B211 $7.90 C. “Jungle Expedition” 32” X 28”. AC-B173 $37.90

Hand Painted Mud Cloth - $19.90 each

Dance to The Beat AC-M604 20.75” X 12.5”

Lady Gourd Dancer Musician AC-M603 AC-M601 20.75” X 12.5” 20.75” X 12.5”

Save the Most! Set of Four AC-M600 $63.90

Water Woman AC-M602 25.5” X 14.5


Africa’s Path To Healthy Skin Pure Shea Butter Shea butter is one of Africa’s most famous exports, due to its proven results and benefits. Shea butter is most commonly used to heal dry skin, eczema, and stretch marks. Other ways you can use shea butter include: • Use shea butter to have silky, soft hair • You want to relieve muscle aches and pains. • You want to firm aging or loose skin. • You want a natural diaper rash ointment. 4 oz. Shea Butter M-182 $7.90

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The #1 Best Seller

Yellow White

Dudu-Osun Natural Black Soap Dudu-osun is Africa’s most famous black soap, and it’s not hard to see why! Made with a natural blend of shea butter, tropical herbs and native honey, dudu osun softens and clears damaged skin. Rare tropical herbs work to tighten, moisturize and firm your skin while cocoa pod powder gently exfoliates and purifies. Hand-crafted in Nigeria. Dudu Osun Black Soap M-S501 $3.98 each

8 oz. M-185 $9.90

16 oz. M-186 $15.90

32 oz. M-187 $27.90

One Pound Bags of Raw Unmelted Shea Butter The color of shea butter varies depending on how long it is boiled, but both white and yellow are exactly the same in effectiveness. This shea butter has never been melted. One Pound Bags of Shea Butter M-183 $15.90 per bag.

Specify white or yellow when you place your order.

Packed and Labeled Bulk Shea Butter This shea butter has been melted and poured into the containers. Weight is measured in fluid ounces, which is measured by volume instead of by weight.


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Remedies From Nature

Piles Away Dietary Supplement This African herbal blend is used to heal hemorrhoids, and reduce itching and bleeding. This remedy also helps to reduce constipation, and benefit the liver and digestive system. 60 capsules. Piles Away H-001 $23.90 Glucorite Supplement This supplement is made with Momordica Balsamina, an African herb that helps promote the maintenance of healthy blood glucose. It is also known to help heal osteoporosis and strengthen hair and nails. 30 ml. Glucorite Supplement H-002 $15.90

No Stress Herbal Supplement Made from psoralea pinnata, this rare African herb is used for people suffering with emotional stress, trauma, lack of confidence, fear or anxiety. Tested, safe ingredients recommended by doctors in Africa. 30 ml H-005 $15.90

Pelargonium Antibiotic Supplement Pelargonium is an African herb used for ear, nose and throat infections, bronchitis, fever, cold & flu, fatigue, respiratory infections and mild asthma. 30 ml H-006 $15.90

Hypertenless Hypertenless is a blend of African herbs used to reduce diastolic and systolic blood pressure and to be a heart tonic. Improves blood circulation, blood quality, lessens hypertensions debilitating end organ damage. Recommended for diabetics. 60 capsules. H-004 $23.90

Herbal Africa Pain Relief Spray Get fast, effective pain relief with this herbal spray made with African cucumis. This herb rapidly alleviates pain, inflammation, swelling and improves circulation. Simply spray and rub over affected areas as often as necessary. 50 ml H-003 $17.90

Herbal Africa : Devil’s Claw (30 mL) This supplement is made with African devil’s claw, a healing herb that is famous for healing arthritis pain, and is also used as an alternative to Cortisone. It is also known to relieve back pain, headaches, heartburn, and upset stomach. H-007 $15.90

Herbal Africa : Bio Energy (30 mL) This healing herbal supplement promotes mental alertness, vitality and concentration while healing your body with vitamins and minerals. Momordica balsamina herb cleanses the body of harmful toxins and improves liver and digestive function. 30 ml. H-010 $15.90


95 Set of 12 Top Oils - 1/3 oz. This set includes: Barack Obama (M),

Black Woman, Beyonce Heat (W) Type, Egyptian Musk, Ed Hardy (M) Type, Ed Hardy (W) Type, Ed Hardy Hearts & Daggers (M), Ed Hardy Hearts & Daggers (W), Halle Berry (W), Michelle Obama (W), Mary J Blige My Life (W) Type Patti Labelle (W).

Oils Sets May Change Without Notice. O-SE12 $39.90

The Top Twelve Best-Selling Oils In 1/8 Oz. Dram Bottles Enjoy the long-lasting fragrance of oils. They last 10 times longer than perfumes, and are alcohol-free and safer on the skin. This set includes: Barack Obama (M), Black Woman (W) Type, Beyonce Heat (W) Type, Egyptian Musk, Ed Hardy (M) Type, Ed Hardy (W) Type, Ed Hardy Hearts & Daggers (M) Type, Ed Hardy Heart & Daggers (W) Type, Halle Berry (W) Type, Michelle Obama (W), Mary J. Blige: My Life (W) Type, Patti LaBelle (W) Type. • 1/8 oz. Bottle Set

O-12dramtop12 $19.90

African Healing Treats Hawaiian Healing Noni Juice From the jungles of Hawaii, Noni juice is a natural immune booster that is full of nutrients and antioxidants that fight against bacteria, repair cellular damage of the skin, reduce constipation, and improve overall health. 16 oz. size (Pictured) M-541 $35.90 32 oz. Bottle M-542 $47.90

African Rooibos Tea You can drink rooibos or put a tea bag in your bathtub to get skin and health benefits. Full of antioxidants that can help delay the aging process. A delicious way to cure headaches and enjoy a restful sleep. M-480 $7.90 for pack of 20 bags.

Oil Burners

Porcelain Oil Burner - Assorted 4” Now, it’s possible to create that magical mood without burning a hole in your wallet. This pack includes a 4” burner, sample oil and a candle. (oils included with oil burners are not the same oils sold by Africa Imports) Sample oils are not the same oils sold by Africa Imports otherwise. Made in China, this burner comes in various designs. O-116 $3.90

Glass Oil Burner - Electric Create a whole new atmosphere with these electric oil burners. Each one brings the mystique of Africa to your home, with the added convenience of electric light. You can adjust the lighting on each one for a hint of a glow, or bright light. Choose from brilliant shades of yellow, orange, clear, black, blue, green, pink, purple, or red. 5” tall. Made in China. O-145 $13.90


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The Magic of Africa

Striking African Styles, Artwork, Accessories and More!

Blue/ Purple D’Jembe Drums See Pages 72-73 Turquoise/ Rust

White/Blue Brown/White

Tie-Dye Skirt Set 100% rayon; hand wash for best results. Fits up to a 46” bust, 28” shirt length, 48” elastic waist and 38” skirt length. Made in India. C-WS231 $39.90

Mudcloth Scarves See Page 45

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