Shields were used during war times but now it is mainly used for decorative purposes and as props in traditional Zulu ceremonies. Sizes of shields vary from 4inch to 5 foot shields. These are made from treated Nguni Cow Hides.

Knobkerries & Spears

Spears were used in wars & for hunting wild game but nowadays they have a purely ornamental use. There are different types of spears viz. hunting, stabbing and throwing spears.

Knobkerries were also used for fighting purposes.


Masks are from Malawi, Swaziland, Kenya and a few other countries in Africa.