- Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Visual works comprising designs, patterns, or other arrangements of beads, typically stringed or attached to textile supports.
- Flexible straps or bands generally encircling the waist or hips or passing over the shoulder and usually having some type of fastener, such as a buckle; worn for decoration, support, or to carry such items as weapons, tools, or money.
- Style and culture of the Sotho ethnic group, located primarily in Lesotho. They were originally united by a common loyalty to the royal house of Moshoeshoe I, who founded the Sotho nation in the 19th century. For the cultures of the African people living in southern Africa who speak or who are descendants of those who traditionally spoke the Sesotho or Southern Sotho language, use the more specific "Southern Sotho."