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|ZULU: SHAKA WAR SHIELD|
"Ray, Got the Shields and both poles. Fantastic.Thanks for your kindness.
"Hi Ray, the shield arrived yesterday, we are very pleased. Thank you so much, enjoyed dealing with you. "
"Just got my boots today. Perfect fit. Thanks for all your help. Best service anywhere."
"Hurray and thanks a lot! The 'Mporro' has arrived safe and sound :) It looks great and bigger than I imagined. It's definitely huge enough for me :-)) I will send you a picture from our wedding ceremony in Samburu, Lkoroto near Maralal. But you will have to wait a littlewhile. We are travelling in October and returning middle of November 2015.
Asante tena. Hadi tunasikia tena!
Afya njema na bahati nzuri!"
Ray! I received the shield and it is stunning! Really pleased. Thank you so
|LION KILL MAASAI
"I got the spear! It's terrific! I
love it. "
ZULU SPEAR /ZULU SHIELD/ZULU IWISA
Ray, The figurine (MSAKO) arrived in perfect condition. It was well packed and shipped quickly. It is a truly magnificent piece and I sincerely appreciate having it. Doing business with you has been a pleasurable experience and I thank you very much. Dick Ciccolella
Attached is a photo of shield mounted on wall. Looks good.
"JUST TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE IKLWA ARRIVED ON TIME,
AND WAS BEAUTIFULLY PACKED.
Received shield simply love it, now I'm ready
for A-11 (Zulu Iklwa) also I would like a really nice Zulu Iwisa.
Dear Ray, Thank you so much for the beautiful Zulu spears. They are pieces of art and I appreciate all the great service and communications. Best to you. Elin B. Ashland, Oregon
ZULU CLAW NECKLACE
JUST RECEIVED THAT BEAUTIFUL (CLAW) NECKLACE . THANKS AGAIN!
(Impala) Haversack arrived! My
brother loved it.
"The shield arrived today, and has just been hung to share with the iklwa and the 1878 Martini-Henry. Lookin good! Thanks again for your care in selecting and shipping expeditiously. Have a Merry Christmas. R. A. (Bob) Armstrong "
Raymond, I received the shields and they are perfect for my hunting lodge. I will order some additional shields when you receive a new inventory. Don Henderson
Subject: Anthony from Australia Have you got in that new stock of Zulu Shields? I am so happy with the shields I bought from you last time I am hoping you have a black shield that I can add to my collection. Please Email me once you get new stock in. Anthony Sammut
Sent: Saturday, May 14, 2011 3:45 PM
THANKS! First, I received my 2 shields and the spear today in perfect condition ,no problems at all, Like you said the quality is top class. Many thanks! The stabbing spear is awesome no wonder the Zulu were feared back in the 1800s. Please don't forget to contact me when you get new stock in for there are many more things I want
I received the (Maasai) headdress, and it's very
nice. Thanks so much.
"Beautiful skins, and they are here."
What beautiful pieces.
Good Morning Ray,
This giraffe was clearly hand-carved by a very
talented individual. The markings are burned into the wood in an intricate
pattern. The gentle eyes top off a beautifully crafted piece. I will cherish it!
ELEPHANT HAIR BRACELET
Thanks so much for getting the bracelet to me so fast! Jim loved it! It is elephant hair and he was so surprised. He had wanted one ever since the one he had since VietNam broke! Your website has some wonderful things and I will keep it in mind for future gifts. Thanks again, Nina Bogatyr
The shield is finally up. Definitely an attention
grabber. It is beautiful.
Maasai Necklace purchase:
Can't thank you enough!
The shield has arrived today. I was surprised and pleased
it came so fast. It is just as I imagined and looks absolutely perfect in the
spot I had planned for one for many years. In the future I will be looking at
other items to complete the effect I have planned.
TODAY I LOOKED AT THE SWAZI AXE THAT JACARANDA TRIBAL ARTS HAS AND I LIKE MINE
BETTER. THE BLADE ON MINE IS LARGER AND IT COMES OUT 100% PERPENDICULAR TO THE
SHAFT WHERE THE OTHER ONE IS OFFSET SOMEWHAT. SO I AM PLEASED TO HAVE THIS PIECE
FROM YOU. I DO NOT HAVE BUYER'S REMORSE.
I did receive the drum (Zulu drum) today. It's fabulous! Thank you for emailing the receipt. Have a good day.
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE my Zebra!!! Everything was perfect! Remember I still want my Giraffe pillows.
MAASAI FIGHTING STICK
ZEBRA GUN CASE
MAASAI BEADED BELTS AND WRIST GUARDS
The warrior wedding belts arrived today. They are stunning, and the smell of the leather infused with wood smoke takes me back to the Merrueshi Community. I was looking at your web site again and found the warrior wrist guards. I'd like to order both pair.
Thank you for your quick response and as always excellent customer service.
Received my skins yesterday - they are beautiful!
The skins were shipped in record time - you exceeded my expectations at every turn!
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
ZULU STABBING SPEAR
The spear was delivered about 7:30 this evening. IT IS AWESOME!!!!! I am very
pleased with it. Thank you for your follow-up with UPS. You may use my “Awesome
comment” (because it really is) on your feedback page. It's a present from my
wife who now has hidden it from my sight. Best wishes for the season and a happy,
healthy New Year.
P.S. He is VERY excited about his new spear which I allowed him to inspect for only a few minutes before putting it in Santa's hiding spot. Thank you for assisting in making for a Merry Christmas for my man! Mrs. Ron
KIKUYU WAR SHIELD
Kikuyu Shields received this afternoon, my husband said they were nice. Has them already displayed.
AFRICAN DESIGNER DOLL
Ray, thank you very much . The umkhonto arrived last week and I love it; a very fine piece.
Ray, the Safari room looks great and gets many compliments from my friends thanks to the many superlative items that I have purchased from R & R Traders. The Massai shield has really added to the room.
ZULU SHIELD AND SAMBURU SPEAR, ZULU IKLWA, ZULU IWISSA
Ray, thank you so much for your generous gift of theSamburu spear. Just to let you know, the Zulu shield looks perfect on the wall
of my trophy room next to the Rowland Ward nyala that I took in Zululand last
June. I anxiously await the iwisa and iklwa to add to my collection. Your
website provides a plethora of African items to peruse and enjoy. Keep up the
ZEBRA RUG IS BEAUTIFUL!
Just wanted to let you know that the Springbok
skin arrived in time. I had to leave town and have not been able to get
back to you as soon as would have liked. The collector I gave the skin to was
very pleased with it --- loved the coloring and overall quality of the
The shield -- and the opener -- arrived safe and sound today, and has been the object of great marveling and wondering. Thanks for making it possible for us to have this in our home. It takes me back to days of my youth, when I wanted to be a coffee-planter in the White Highlands of Kenya, and to all the marvelous African students whom I have had over the years.
(Dr) Allen C. Guelzo
The shield arrived yesterday late in the
afternoon. Packing was very good, and no damaged. it is already hang in
the wall, it fits perfectly. Thanks for all your help and please keep in
touch. Will send you some photos.
SOUTH AFRICAN DOLLS
I received my South African dolls on Monday and I absolutely love
them. They are more beautiful in person.
Received the throws this morning. Very nice! Once
again many thanks.
ANIMAL HIDE WALLETS
Received the Tri- fold & Bi-fold (wallets).
They are nice! Better looking than the pictures in fact. !!!!
I bought the Shaka style war shield from you a few years back and
thoroughly enjoy it and have receive many a compliment. I was wondering if you
are going to get any more safari hats and I may be interested in a few of the
butterfly collection pieces, more specifically, 6C, Congo
Trek, 8x10.I look forward to more business with you.
Re: Zebra Rug
for letting me know when the pillows do arrive and will order another pillow then
as well. I don't mind waiting. The Zebra skin rug was exactly what I wanted. The
attention to detail with regards to the sewn seams around the rug is impeccable.
The skin looks so good. I'm so glad I ordered the Zebra rug from you. Glad to
provide you with a positive reference if you need it.
ZULU SHIELD & BEADED MAASAI WAR CLUB
Thank you for your kind message. We have received the goods (Zulu Shield and Maasai Beaded Club) in perfect order with many thanks! Kindest regards, Victor Caracas Venezuela
Thank you Ray. I got the Blue Wildebeest hide, and it's beautiful. Do you have more in stock? I may order another today if so.
The skin arrived today and I love it! Thank you. Adajean
Your wonderful wallet arrived, and I have it in hand. Thanks again. J.B.
The Zebra Skins have arrived and are great...thank you so much. Suzy R.
Got our rug, and we absolutely love her! L.H.
Don Bell’s painting opened last evening. The painting looks very good and we will have it framed using a very unique style of wood. Thanks for facilitating the arrangements. Please tell Don we are most satisfied with his painting and will be back with him later this year for a second painting. Thanks, again.
Thank you! Actually, I received it yesterday (Zebra Skin); in great condition I might add. Thanks again. --Deana
I received the shipment. The wood pot and headrest are beautiful, as are the Zulu pots. Many thanks, Michelle.
Good morning, Ray: I just wanted to let you know that I received the shipment
and the dolls are beautiful. Thanks so much.
ANIMAL SKIN AND PALM LEAF PAINTINGS
My skin and Palm Paintings came today!! Thank you so much, I love them. They look great. Thanks. Kim B.
I purchased the Zebra Book ends for a gift approx 2 wks ago. I love them.
We received the Zebra Skin. Great. Thank You very much.
ZULU SPEARS FOR T.V.
I received the Zulu shield okay. Thank you! A most beautiful shield and quite
impressive. I look forward to doing more business with you and please feel free
to e-mail me from time to time for items you think I may be interested in obtaining.
Hi Ray: I have just received my Zebra skin and it's
FANTASTIC I am so pleased with it! I want to thank you for being so helpful and
patient with all the questions I asked regarding the quality of your skins in
comparison to the others that are available on the market. I can now confirm that
the statement on your web site about other skins at higher prices is true! Don't
be fooled and pay to much! The quality is excellent and your service is first
class, I will not hesitate to recommend you to others.
Dear R&R Traders,
AFRICAN SKINS FOR MUSEUM DISPLAY
I received the skins. They arrived in good shape and look great. --Jamey
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
Dear Mr. R, The zebra (skin) is stupendous!
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
Zebra Skin arrived yesterday and it was great. I was surprised that it was so big.
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
I received my Zebra skin today and I'm thrilled. As you may recall, I spoke with you on the phone and had a thousand questions. I had visited multiple websites and pursued many other channels (i.e. retail stores, decorators, etc.) to research how I might obtain the best zebra skin for the money. I was paranoid about paying for something without at least seeing photos of the exact skin I was purchasing-- but took a leap of faith with you because of your patience and straight forward approach.
My zebra skin is beautiful. I had seen a lot of skins that were quite "battered" and worn--and without lining that cost more. My decorator assured me that your price was excellent and whatever the condition of the skin --it would be a sound investment. My skin was beyond the quality I expected-- you were right. I'm sure when my decorator sees the Zebra Skin, she too will become as loyal a customer--as I am now.. Thank you for your professionalism, patience, and sense of humor! --Monica Cox
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
Dear Ray with R&R Traders -
ZULU STABBING SPEAR
Spear arrived in good form and timely. Quite a weapon.
Thamboti smells a bit like cedar. Any idea of what kind of leather was used? My
Bro will thoroughly enjoy this and display it in a prominent place in the cabin.
Thanks again and regards.
R&R, Thank you so much for the
extra swords. I am going to wrap them together with copper wire and hang them
in a non-lethal place. Thank you so much and Merry Christmas!
(Zebra) rug Rec'd yesterday. Looks great. Thanks, D
Dear R & R Traders,
ZEBRA SKIN RUG
Good day!! I received my box today. Thank you so much
for all your help. It really means a lot that you were willing to assure my order
reached me. I look forward to doing business with you in the future. God bless
and thank you again!!!
The Zulu Shield was delivered yesterday afternoon. A great piece. Nothing less could we expect from R&R. Once again, thank you. Best regards, Nelson.
ZULU STABBING SPEAR
ZULU STABBING SPEAR
I just received, my second Shaka stabbing spear. It's even nicer than the first. I'm really very happy that I found your site. Dream's do come true with R.R. Traders. Thank's again sir. Larry W.
MAASAI HEADRESS AND SAMBURU SPEAR
Dear Ray-(The Maasai War Head-dress) is awesome, and thank you very much for the Samburu spear.
ZULU STABBING SPEAR
Thank you for your e-mail. Yes, I am extremely happy with the Iklwa (stabbimg spear) I received from you. Thank you all at R&R TRADERS for all your help. Mr. B
The pot by Thembi Nala arrived yesterday - in great shape - and it is gorgeous. Thanks for bringing beautiful African Arts to the States.
BUFFALO SKIN WALLET
Wallet arrived today and is very nice. I sincerely enjoyed doing business with you and hope do do more in the future. On that note, do you have or have access to any other exotic skin wallets? Regards, J .K.
I am pleased to inform you that I received the Dolls, as promised. They look great I am very happy with their quality.
I am very happy to inform you that I have just received the second item from you. I would like to thank you for the great quality of both the items and overall first class service. I will try to return as a customer often.
I received the shield Friday and it looks great. . . Thanks, and I am looking forward to buying a headdress in the future. Thanks, Lawrence
I am more than happy with each basket I have purchased and will continue to buy from R&R Traders! - Carol
The shield arrived yesterday, and I just got around to opening it today. The shield is very nice. It's the old story, you get what you pay for. I've seen some other Zulu shields, and this is by far the nicest. Thanks.
ZULU STABBING SPEAR
"I received the African Zulu Spear last week that I had ordered as an engagement gift and gave it to my fiance on Sunday morning. It is absolutely beautiful! He is in complete awe of it and admires it constantly! Thank you for making it available to us online! I look forward to ordering from you again. Have a fantastic week!"
Thank you so much. I love all the masks I received from you..and the gift too! Again, thanks.
I received the Nyala skin today. The skin is gorgeous, Thank you very much.
Shields are fabulous!!!!!
Received the carved ebony pot which I recently ordered and wanted you to know how pleased I am with it and your excellent customer service. Thanks! I will place other orders from time to time.
Thank you. It is good to see such concern for customers. Hopefully, I will be purchasing other items from you in the near future.
Thanks so much, it arrived this morning and is exactly what I wanted.
Your stuff is fantastic, will be ordering more as birthdays etc. come up. Thanks so much.
MAASAI SHIELD AND HEADDRESS
Wow, my shield and african headdress are simply amazing. What a deal on the headdress such a wonderful piece!!! I am going to get it framed right away to preserve its beauty.
A special thank you to your Company, it has been a great experience to work with you on this transaction. You have bent over backwards in so many ways to make me happy. It is a shame that more customer service organizations are not as good as yours. I can't wait to see my items and make my friend envious. I will surely refer anyone looking to invest in beautiful African Art to come your way. Also, if you would like to have customer testimonials on your website I would be more than happy to contribute. If I am in need of any additional pieces I will surely check with you first. --T Shelton
Terrific item; just as described. Fast shipping! Most pleased! THANKS!
"We were very pleased with the Masaai spears we bought from you for the TV show 'SHEENA'. Thanks again! Fast and courteous service. Our favorite site"
ZULU SHIELDS AND ZEBRA RUG
The Shields and zebra skin are magnificent! Looking forward to another purchase from you this weekend.
Thank you for your wonderful Customer Service. I will be happy to refer anyone I know looking for authentic African goods.
AFRICAN ANIMAL SKINS
Very happy with the skins. Thanks!.
ZULU SHIELD AND STABBING SPEAR
The spear and shield arrived this morning and I am very pleased with them---they will go very well with the rest of my collection ---thanks for being so quick. I will be in touch again soon, I'm sure, to order other items. Thank you once again, Best wishes,
ZEBRA SKIN RUG AND NYALA SKIN
We recently purchased the nyala and a zebra skin from, and we absolutely love them both, which is why we're thinking of expanding our African collection.
I love my doll. It was just what I expected. Now I'm going to order the "Xhosa" woman to Thanx again.
Collected your parcel early this morning. As usual it has been a pleasure Thank you!
It is really nice! It is exactly what he wanted. Thanks for your help in getting this shield for me and we will be ordering more in the future, Thanks again.
Horn received today . Thank you! I am pleased and will be ordering again. Thanks!
I received the skin..... perfecto!
How I enjoy doing business with efficient people. Delivery
to Walt Disney World Dolphin, a big success.
KUDU SKIN RUG
The Kudu skin you shipped arrived Friday and it is great! We just love it and it looks fabulous in the room! Must compliment you on the efficiency and personal care you took. Thank you very much.
Carving received. Thank you. Exactly what I wanted.
ZULU SHIELD , SPEAR AND WAR CLUB
Received Zulu War Shield and Iklwa/ Iwisa set. Items arrived in perfect condition and look fantastic.
I received the Unkhontos yesterday. All arrived in order. Thanks again.
Shield arrived today. Very very nice.
I received shield yesterday, and I was extremely pleased with its quality and appearance. I would like to order another shield to complement it.
The spears arrived yesterday, they are wonderful. Many thanks to you.
Thank you for the quick response .It has been a pleasure doing business with you. I will be sure to tell my friends about your Company. Sincerely.
Just wanted to let you know that the shields are great and converting them to wall sconces worked great. We had our electrician put a rope light around the back so there is a nice glow around the edges which highlights them quite nicely. We've gotten lots of compliments on them. Thanks!
We were very happy with the masks and they look great in the Exhibit.If you're ever in Louisville ,you'll have to check it out...the Gorilla Forest at the Louisville Zoo. M.E.
I have received the Sotho doll and she has a very nice costume, especially the blanket. Thanks.
I am very pleased with the shield.
I picked up your masks today and they are wonderful. Thanks again. D.Z.
Received shields today and they are fantastic..they fit in my Jungle room perfectly.
ANTIQUE BEADWORK AND ZULU BASKET
I received my antique Beadwork and Basket.
MAASAI SHIELD AND SPEAR
The shield came through in good condition. she loves it, I couldn't wait for Christmas. thanks for the Maasai spear. The items are very impressive. thanks again!
CUSTOM OIL PAINTING
Thank you for all of your assistance in getting us the painting. It looks spectacular and exceeded our expectations. The painting was exactly what we were searching for. We received it on Thursday in perfect condition and were very pleased with the end result.
You are terriffic! Thanks
I am a returning customer - the two baskets I purchased a few months ago are beautiful and I enjoy showing them.
I received the skins in good order, thank you. My client should be very very happy.
The mask arrived today and it's beautiful! I am so pleased. Thank you for understanding and sending it out priority mail. I really appreciate it.
I received the Shield and I love it Thanks for everything!!
When I opened the carton and removed the Zulu shield, my wife said,"Awesome!".
T.V. SHOW AFRICAN MASKS
Mask will be used in our fall T.V. Show. Thank you.