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Mwila woman with 'Vilanda' necklace . Huila , Southern Angola, Africa

A 'Vilanda' : traditional Mwila Necklace, Chibia Area, Angola . Photography by Eric Lafforgue .

Africa | Details from a Vilanda necklace worn by married Mwila (Mwela, Mumuhuila) women of southern Angola | ©Eric Lafforgue

Details from a Vilanda necklace worn by married Muila (Mwela, Mwila,Mumuhuila) women of southern Angola

Kenya | Necklace from the Masai people; glass beads and wire. Diam. 22". | ca. early to mid 20th century

Kenya | Necklace from the Masai people; glass beads and wire. Diam. 22". | ca. early to mid 20th century

A Vilanda, Traditional Mwila Necklace, Chibia Area, Angola by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

artafrica: “ A Vilanda, Traditional Mwila Necklace, Chibia Area, Angola (by Eric Lafforgue) ”

Africa | A Wedding necklace from the Fulani/Peul people of Mali |  ca. 1980

Africa | A Wedding necklace from the Fulani/Peul people of Mali | ca. 1980

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Welcome to my online journal filled with all things beady. May you savor some appreciation for these tiny wonders and look on their beauty & use with unabashed astonishment, as I do.

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... Modern Maasai Beaded Necklaces - Jewelry Handmade in Africa - Swahili Modern - 3 ...

Green Modern Maasai Beaded Necklace & Earring Set

Modern Maasai Beaded Necklaces - Jewelry Handmade in Africa - Swahili Modern - 3 .

Africa | Woman's veil / head cloth weight ~ Tassassarut ~ from the Tuareg people, northwest Azawagh, Niger | Brass, copper and iron | ca. 1940/50s. | These take the form of a traditional Tuareg padlock key. | Est. 900 - 1000€ for each lot of 3 ~ (Feb '14)

Africa Woman's veil / head cloth weight ~ Tassassarut ~ from the Tuareg people, northwest Azawagh, Niger Brass, copper and iron ca. These take the form of a traditional Tuareg padlock key. 900 - for each lot of 3 ~ (Feb

Africa |  Details of the beaded necklace coils around the neck and shoulders of a young Samburu.  Such elaborate ornaments are often handed down from mother to daughter for generations. |  © Annie Katz

“ Stacked Maasai Necklaces ” I decided to use this image as the header for my digital journal, as I felt it suitably reflected the colours and vibrancy of the Maasai tribe, as well as the significant role of beading in their traditional dress and.

In 2010, she joined the Roots project which created opportunities for economic self-sufficiency for disadvantaged women affected by war.  The beautiful traditional Dinka Yirol corsets that Mary beads and sells help her support her family and send her many grandchildren to school.

The beautiful traditional Dinka Yirol corsets that Mary beads and sells help her support her family and send her many grandchildren to school.

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