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The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter

The Colour Meaning of a Zulu Love Letter

Many years ago, before writing letters and cell phones, the Zulu women in South Africa used colour and beading to express feelings and communicate messages regarding gender and marital status. Continue reading “The Colour Meanings of a Zulu Love Letter”

Colour Sense, Interiors and Exteriors

Celebrating Women’s Month with Diamonds in Decor

Celebrating Women's Month with Diamonds in Decor
Design: Sylvie Meuffels for JSPR. Photo: Lisa Klappe

This August we salute the brilliant women who helped build South Africa and the strong women who continue to lead the country forward. On August 9th we commemorate the 1956 protest march by 20 000 brave women who marched to the South African Union Buildings to deliver a petition against the pass laws.
Women are like diamonds, strong, multifaceted and full of colour when they shine. As “diamonds are a girls best friend” I thought I would celebrate this week with some diamond inspiration. Continue reading “Celebrating Women’s Month with Diamonds in Decor”