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Africa Shwe-shwe Xhosa Traditional Wedding

Shwe-shwe fabric has a long history in South Africa. Shwe-shwe is an indigo-dyed discharge printed fabric. Historians claim that the indigo cloth arrived in South Africa more than 2000 years ago, used as trade goods by Arabs and Indians. In the mid 1800s, German settlers introduced it to the Xhosa people, the brilliant colour appealed to the Xhosa women and they made it their own. Wearing shwe-shwe cloth has become a tradition within the Xhosa culture, worn by newly married women, to show their marriage status. Traditionally the fabric came in three colours, blue, red and brown, now one can find it in many other colours including orange, pink and green.
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shweshwe dresses in South Africa lesotho style

See shweshwe dresses in South Africa. All mordern Shweshwe dress designs by African Designers from South Africa and all over Africa. Related PostsModern shweshwe dresses outfits designs 2017shweshwe dresses in south africa 2017designs south african traditional dresses 2017latest shweshwe dresses designs of 2017# shweshwe 2017# traditional dresses @Shweshwe Us dresses lesotho style 2017 Related
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Traditional ShweShwe african fashion styles kente

Traditional  Ankara acceptable accouterments dresses African Traditional  acceptable accouterments dresses Shweshwe dresses African acceptable clothes 2017 Traditional  ShweShwe dresses African Acceptable Clothes .
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