Kente - Like Kente cloth, you are a work of art and have multiple layers. Woven into the fabric of your being is a product of your collective life experiences and characteristics that have shaped you.
Kente cloth originated in Ghan and consists of multi-colored thread loomed into intricate patterns embedded with embroidered designs, cultural symbolism and traditional history. Each design has its own unique symbolic value and often worn by African royalty, as a symbol of status, or for a festive occasion. Around the world, the unique patterns and colors are easily identifiable as a representation of West African culture.
Symbolism: Representing all the colors of the color wheel, creating a natural harmonic presence and balance
Each waist bead is made to order by hand and customized to specifications indicated in each order including measurements, type of closure, and charm placement if applicable. When ordering multiple waist beads, measurements should vary at least 1/8 of an inch in difference.
Bead Size: Large, 6/0
All waist beads are smudged/cleansed with sage or Palos Santos. Please indicate in the notes during checkout if you have any preference for this process.
Please note that variations may appear in each product.