Sunday, July 17, 2011

Swaziland Baskets


This is Nurse Thembeni Mdluli. She is explaining how her baskets are made to these customers at the Folk Art Market. Have a peaceful Sunday everyone!

31 comments:

Joanne said...

Great african basket weaving, wonderful!

Kathy said...

I love her native dress.

Beatriz said...

I find original colors and shapes,

Have a good day Randy

Kate said...

I especially like the pattern on the basket that the man on the left is holding.

cieldequimper said...

Oh lovely, lovely, lovely! Can you tell I like African basketry (and beadwork)? :-)

Montreal Photo Daily said...

Would love to get my hands on one of those baskets! They look exquisite!
Happy Sunday!

texwisgirl said...

wow. they're beautiful!

Sonya Heilmann said...

Those baskets are beautiful.

Regina K said...

Such a wonderful event, I never attended or heard of it while I lived in NM. Is this a new addition?

Farmchick said...

There is a lot of talent in those baskets.

Sharon said...

They look like gorgeous baskets too! I'm betting she sold quite a few.

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Did she say how much time went into creating these baskets? What was the prices on them? They are really something.

Dindin MK said...

I love the pattern of those baskets..
What is it made from, Randy?

Olivier said...

beaux chapeaux et depaysement

becky said...

the baskets are gorgeous. i'll bet they take a long time to make!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Such a happy colourful picture Randy, looks like a good time is being had by all!

La sonrisa de Hiperión said...

Estupendas siempre tus fotos.

Saludos y un abrazo.

Luis Gomez said...

This one great! Wonderful baskets.

Sonya Heilmann said...

I just showed this photo to my daughter. She thought the baskets were amazing!

Lúcia said...

Beautiful and colourful shot Randy!
Hope you're enjoying your short trip. ;-)

Jarart said...

I would have enjoyed this event so much!

petrolin50 said...

For you are always something interesting going on. That's nice. Greetings!

Magpie said...

Basket weaving is really a beautiful art form.

Alan said...

I think Santa Fe must be the most colourful city in America, judging by your recent posts, Randy:-)

Irredento Urbanita said...

Her work making those baskets is really beautiful. Colorful shot.

Regards

Valery

Barcelona Daily Photo

Carola said...

Nice colorful shot.

RedPat said...

Fabulous baskets! They have come all the way from Swaziland!?

T. Becque said...

You have some great cultural contributions there!

bfarr said...

Those baskets are gorgeous.Thanks for sharing.

Jack said...

They are very pretty, Randy. Did you buy any?

JM said...

African baskets are the coolest ever!