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West African Leather production- Who, why, where? The Fulani People.

West African Leather production- Who, why, where? The Fulani People.

Traditional cattle herding in West Africa- The Fulani tribe

 

The Fulani tribe is one of West Africa’s most expansive tribes, spanning across Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea, The Gambia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea Bissau, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Niger, Togo, the Central African Republic, Ghana, Liberia, and as far as Sudan in the east.

 

They are a minority in almost every country they reside in with the exception of Guinea, where most of Sareptha Rose’s leather is sourced from. Over the centuries, many Fulani’s have also come to identify with local indigenous tribes in the...


Our first pop-up shop!

Our first pop-up shop!

Hello Rose's !

We were very excited and honored to be part of Adiree communications' #NYFW Africa Pop-Up shop in NYC's Soho on Saturday, September 10th. It was our first ever participation in and event and it was absolutely incredible to meet some of you and answer your questions about our leather bags. We got some awesome feedback and ideas for new items, and met some great brands who share our values. Here are a few snaps from the event. 

Hope to meet more of you soon at more events like this.

R. x.