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Kuba Cloth – Past and Present

The Democratic Republic of Congo has a long history of its own and also has tales to tell from when it was colonized and also inhabited by missionaries. It was not always a peaceful meeting of cultures, but the locals came through the other side with a lot to be proud of and one of the most important things was their ability to manufacture cloth from raffia. The Kuba people have also had an amazing impact on other important designers such as Gustave Klimt and many of the items can be seen in the display that is dedicated to 19th and 20th Century African textiles. The exhibition There are 41 pieces to be seen and the Kuba cloth items were...

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Top Interior Designing Tips – How to Use a Juju Hat as a Wall Hanging

Are you searching for excellent interior design ideas? If so, you should learn more about Juju hats. These fluffy African hats are so stylish and gorgeous. They are cultural accessories worn by prominent leaders of the Bamileke tribe of Cameroon. Designed with natural or dyed chicken, goose or wild birds’ feathers, Juju hats are exceptionally alluring articles of art. They have become so popular that most people are using them to decorate their walls. Appearance and sizing A Juju hat is a round-shaped hat. It is designed with soft feathers. These feathers are sewn onto a woven raffia backing and arranged creatively to create dimension. A Tyn hat can be of any size and color; so, depending on your current...

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Simple Ways to Get Your Own Juju Hat for Interior Decoration

Is interior designing one of your top hobbies? It could as well be the career you aim to pursue. Whatever it means to you, interior designing requires more than just creativity. One has to mingle with other people who have similar interests and learn from them. Whether you will meet fellow interior designers and home décor fans on social media or face to face, the important thing is make an effort. There is a lot to be learned from different people as each designer has their own viewpoints and level of experience. One of the new things you might learn from a fellow professional or DIY home designer is about the juju hat. Have you ever heard of it or...

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Interior Designers Love Juju Hats

Anybody who is anybody in the world of interior design will be able to tell you all about juju hats. Even of you have never heard of them, the minute you employ someone to redecorate your house you can be sure that you will soon be the proud owner of one or more. They will wax lyrical about the impact that they will have on the room and if they show you examples of other houses’ they have added them to, you will be able to see just how spectacular they are. Just by looking at them, you will get the feeling of exotic places and events. Although they care called hats, they will not be placed on the head...

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Decorating house interiors with Juju Hats

Feathers have often been used as decoration, but now they are appearing in a new and exciting way. They are being used in the place of pictures and are certainly causing a stir. The feathers make up Juju hats and once on the walls will give a look that nothing else can. If you don’t know what a Juju hat is then you have been missing out. They are hats that are weaved with feathers and their initial use was at ceremonies in Cameroon West Africa. Not all Cameroonians will be able to wear these hats, and even some of the expert manufacturers will not have the pleasure of wearing the amazing item they have helped to produce. They are...

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