Hard-wire weaving technique using telephone wire. Designed and woven by Hlengiwe Dube.
Hlengiwe Dube has exhibited beadwork and wirework all over South Africa, in Australia, Germany, USA, France and Brazil, and is the author of Zulu Beadwork – Talk with Beads recounting the history of beaded messages.
With her vast knowledge of Zulu beading history and technique, she is one of the great resources of Zulu beading history and technique and generously shares her knowledge with students, museum staff, and collectors. A tireless educator, she has taught beading workshops all over the world and, closer to home, travels into rural areas to train remote crafters.