This Maasai bead bracelet features beautiful intricate beadwork of bright orange and turquoise glass beads. The beads are first strung and then sewn onto the leather band which gives them a sturdy feel. Two snaps secure the bracelet.

Size: approx. 8.5 inches long and just under 1.5 inches wide. Sizes may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of each piece.
Intricate beadwork
Snap Closure

Maasai beadwork embodies the whole of Maasai culture representing beauty, strength, tradition, warriorhood, social status and their deep love and devotion for their cattle. The women take small glass beads that are laid out on trays and string onto clear threading. From here the designs and beauty explode to create these beautiful bracelets.

Each color has a symbolic meaning for the tribe.
* Blue, signifies the energy and the sky. They believe that with the rainfall it is able to feed their cattle’s and provide proper infrastructure for them.
* Orange reflects hospitality. Visitors are served cow’s milk from orange gourds.

All jewelry is crafted by women of the Maasai tribe in rural Kenya. Fair Trade.

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