Monday, August 20, 2007

In the western United States, a peaceful culture of Native American Indians thrives. Rooted in ancient traditions of respect for the land and nature a

When I first saw this doll I knew I had to have her. I love the fantastic details and beautiful colors of her facial features, skin, hair and clothing. From the Dolls of the World "Princess Collection", Princess of South Africa Barbie doll proudly wears a traditional Ndebele-inspired dress. Its black and white patterning is topped with a colorful ngurara (intricately decorated blanket) cape. In Ndebele culture, tight-fitting neck rings are considered the most attractive and essential accessories. She wears golden-colored leg and neck rings called izixolwana. A golden and red headpiece and hoop earrings give her regal beauty. Finally, she carries her own dancing mace to carry on her heritage. This collector edition doll makes a beautiful addition to any Barbie enthusiast's collection.