Afrocentric Living

by The Motherland Plug
A culturally curated variety box centered & derived from African + Black Culture.
4 reviews
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Afrocentric Living - Culturally Curated Goods

"We are not selling goods; We are teaching culture" The Motherland Plug is an Afrocentric online retailer. Customers can find a variety of handmade, fairtrade, & imported goods. Our goal is to teach individuals of the African Diaspora about their history, traditions, and culture. *Pictures are just examples* *May arrive in polymailer*

  • Afrocentic
  • Fair Trade Practice
  • Crafted African Artisan
  • Rare and Exclusive Items
  • Small Business Contributors

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Q: When is my subscription going to be shipped?Asked by Christine S., September 2020

The Motherland Plug answered...September 2020

Subscriptions​ are mailed out each month around the 4th.


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4 reviews

Beautiful bead set.

Oct 05, 2020
Cyn -.
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Subscribed for 8 months
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The jewelry is beautiful. I know it’s beads and you can get them for cheap somewhere else, but I love them. I loved how I got the background on how and why they’re made. I also like how each color means something. I cannot wait to see what’s in the next box. Thank you for the coupon.

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I loved everything TBH

Mar 15, 2021
Isabella L.
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Subscribed for 29 days
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I thought that everything in this box was very unique. Well curated. Such stylish pieces. Items for the home and for the body were lovely. A+. Will be resubscribing!!!

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Awesome

Mar 08, 2021
Michael W.
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Subscribed for 3 months
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Gave this as a gift and my wife loved all the gifts inside. Only stopped subscription as moving overseas. Thank u so much for the birthday gift that keep giving and was such a lovely surprise during the pandemic.

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Box was a huge bust

Oct 04, 2020
Tiffiany A.
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For $50 I was sent 2 beaded necklaces, a beaded bracelet, an anklet, and a waist beads... Really!!!! Not happy at all!!!

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The Motherland Plug said...Oct 05, 2020

Hello,
I am hurt to hear you are disappointed by our October box. For $45 (and free shipping) you received 5 handmade jewelry pieces from Kenya. Each one was made using a lot of time and skill. The artist are paid fair trade living wage and children in an African orphanage are fed each month from our sales. Living in a mass produced world it is easy to devalued the craftsmanship in handmade. The October box was meant to showcase the history and beauty of Maasai Beads.
Here is a breakdown of the retail value of the items you received.
Round Necklace - $30
Necklace with carved pendant- $15
Anklet - $10
Bracelet- $5
Waist beads- $12
Retail Total $72
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