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Finding the oldest decorated eggs

  The ostrich formerly occupied the North and South of the Sahara in Africa. Ostrich eggs has been used by the native Khoisan for centuries, not only for food but also for jewellery.  Kalahari Khoisan gather ostrich eggs from the nest, a risky exercise given the speed and temper of these big birds from Africa.   They…

Safari Ostrich Farm, Ostrich Farm Tours in Oudtshoorn, Garden Route

Ostrich Feather Bonnet

  The feather bonnet is a Military headdress used in the Scottish Highland infantry of the British Army from 1763 until the beginning of World War I. The feather bonnet began with the knitted tam o’shanter with chequered border, was popped up and worn with a tall hackle.  During the 18th Century the highlanders adapted…