Ruth E. Carter, the Oscar-winning costume and jewelry designer, said her team was inspired by Mayan culture.
In “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” jewelry plays a crucial role, and it is not just those all-powerful Kimoyo beads.
Jewelry ties the sequel, released earlier this month, to the first “Black Panther” film. “We see King T’Challa’s ring that Shuri wears around her neck,” Ruth E. Carter, the film’s costume and jewelry designer, said in a video interview, referring to T’Challa’s sister, played by Letitia Wright. “She wears it during the funeral procession. It’s a symbolic passing of the torch.”
(Marvel decided not to recast T’Challa after Chadwick Boseman, who played him in the first
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