African Beads is a very significant formal wear accessory. African Beads are worn by both women and Men depending on the design of the beads. African Beads vary in size, length, color, texture, shape, and more. African Beads are very Regal when worn. They complete that elegant look.
African Beads have several terminologies. “ileke“, is one of those terminologies, originating from the Yoruba tribe in the Southern Region of Nigeria, in West Africa.
Some African Beads are unisex and can be worn either by a man or a woman as shown below:
Typically, the Beads set (Necklace and Bracelet) shown above are the beads men will typically wear. However, it not typical for men to wear either the Bracelet or the Necklace.
Women have a much wider selection of African Beads. Some are linked with Gold balls for a more unique design. Some ladies beads come in a 4pc Set – a necklace, bracelet and a pair of earrings.
Coral Beads are significantly more popular than other types of African Beads. They are typically in variations of Red or Peach.
African Beads vary in price, depending on the type of beads and the design.
African Beads are worn by several tribes in several countries, some depicting elders in a society, some depicting beauty and several other depictions.
Some tribes make beads into a Crowns during celebrations (typically wedding celebrations). This is typical with people in the Eastern part of Nigeria
African Beads have been in existence for many years and would continue to be part of the African Culture.
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