Handmade In Africa

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 2 - Kora

3.0 9 x
In his Dakar studio, craftsman Seydou Kane makes a kora from scratch. The kora is the principal instrument of the griot, a caste of west African musicians and oral historians.

Series 1: 3. Maasai Wedding Necklace

3.0 10 x
For the Maasai people of the Great Rift Valley, beaded jewellery is of great ceremonial significance. Jane Semanto, a master bead maker, crafts a traditional Maasai wedding necklace.

Series 1: 1. Dorze House

3.0 24 x
In the remote highlands of southern Ethiopia, a village community works together to weave a traditional bamboo house.