african symbols

Mystery and Beauty of African Beadwork – High Symbolism


You are happy because I love you.

For centuries, Zulus in South Africa used subtly configured patterns and colors of beads to exchange love “letters”. Beads were also symbol of social status, and extensively used in art and sacred ceremonies to appeal to the spirits.

In Togo, Ghana, and Benin when a woman wants to send her “availability” status to male read more


About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of, Founder of, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at