Beaded Xhosa Pipe
The traditional Xhosa wooden pipes are made from wood and then beaded. The traditional beadwork colours are red, white, blue and black, you may however request any other colour of beadwork. The men’s pipe is shorter, whilst the women’s pipe is longer. Traditionally this is so that when a woman breastfeeds the smoke from the pipe does not go near the baby’s face.
This product is are made to order, please allow 2-3 weeks for completion of your order.
Detailed InfoPlease note:
- The size of the pipes are as follows: Men’s is L:17cm, Women’s is L:23cm.
- We collaborate with many traditional Xhosa seamstresses and rural beaders to make these beautifully hand crafted, high quality, traditional African garments.