This luxuriously soft, cozy, lightweight, and hypoallergenic throw will sometimes be a superhero cloak, other times a picnic blanket but always a keeper of memories.
The African Leopard print throw is a gorgeous expression of Africa's soul. Each woven strand holds the intricate stories of the African people that helped bring your blanket to life. Every fiber wraps you in comfort and warmth like that of your grandmother's embrace.
The leopard, known as the Great Watcher in many African cultures, is a symbol of nobility and courage. In ancient times, ‘The Leopard’ was a title bestowed upon a courageous king. And in the Zulu culture, leopard skins are still reserved for royalty. It is also the most secretive and arguably one of the most beautiful of the big cats. Many African tribes believe that the leopard is a guide for the spirit of the dead, helping them find their resting place. Traditional healers also believe them to have magical powers. The leopard has been the subject of many myths and folklore legends as to how it got its spots. Perhaps the best-remembered is the fable about how the leopard looked ‘like a sunflower against a tarred fence’ when he entered the forest from the veld. A kind Ethiopian painted the beautiful five-dotted rosettes onto his skin to help him blend into his forest surroundings.
The Africa Leopard print is fully machine washable. We recommend machine wash your blanket on a cool, gentle cycle and line-drying to preserve the fibers and color for full care guide check out our full care guide here
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My Africa Collection
Kobo Ke Bophelo (The blanket is life)
Sustainably and ethically crafted in South Africa, the My Africa collection is a range of incredibly soft, warm, and exceptionally durable blankets that take their inspiration from the cultures and people that inhabit this beautiful land.
At Thula Tula, we are devoted to making a direct difference to the people and communities that created your blanket by providing well-paid, meaningful jobs and empowering underserved communities, especially women and kids in Southern Africa. African artists thoughtfully designed each blanket sustainably and ethically made in South Africa.
Thula Tula Blankets are great for keeping you comfy, and cozy no matter where you are
Keep warm and cozy in the bush
Great for family day at the park
Binge watch the latest Netflixs in comfort
Ethically crafted with your comfort in mind
All our blankets are sustainably and ethically crafted in South Africa with the blessing of the Basotho Nation. Our Mill is in its 66th year of operation and is 4th generation family-owned and operated. They are the industry leader in utilizing low-impact and socially responsible practices. They are the sole exclusive producer of the Basotho heritage blankets with the blessing of the Basotho people
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