This is a wonderful Leather Beaded Belt made by the Masai Women of Kenya. This belt is all created by colorful seed bead that are carefully threaded onto string ad then onto leather creating various colors ad designs. The colors used in their bead work have significance and purpose in their daily lives.
RED - stands for bravery, unity, and blood.
Red is the color of cows blood. Often a cow is slaughtered when the Masai meet and therefore unity is associated with red.
WHITE - represents peace, purity, and health. The association with health comes from white cows milk which the tribe drinks to stay healthy.
BLUE - represents energy and the sky. Rain falls from the blue sky which provides water for the cattle.
ORANGE - Symbolizes hospitality. The association with cattle is that visitors are served cows milk from orange gourds.
YELLOW - like orange yellow also symbolizes hospitality. The animal skins on visitors beds are yellow.
GREEN - symbolizes health and land. Cattle graze on the green grass of the land.
BLACK - represents the people and the struggles they must endure.
This belt is colorful and unique and is one of a kind beaded art to wear with your slacks and skirts and can be worn by either men or women. A truly fun item to have to adorn your outfits.
Shows some age, but in good condition
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