Old Navy Blue Kenya Turkana Beads

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Product Details

  • Bead Size: 5 x 5mm diameter
  • Hole Size: 1mm
  • Strand Length: 26"
  • Number of Beads: 120
Old Navy Blue Kenya Turkana Beads
Old Navy Blue Kenya Turkana Beads

Product Description

These authentic navy blue Turkhana beads were worn by the people of northwest Kenya. Less prominent but slightly more numbers than the Maasai, the Turkana people are one of the major ethnicities of Kenya. It is customary for the women to wear necklaces made of beads such as these. In fact, the Turkana people are known for their elaborate clothing and decorations which are used to indicate different characteristics including age and status. These older Turkana beads were derived from an elaborate necklace worn as part of the traditional costume. Look closely and you will see the age of these beads apparent in the smooth texture of the glass. Two strands pictured however each strand is sold individually. Some strands may need a light wash with soap and water due to age. Add a special touch to your jewelry with these truly authentic African beads today!

Product Details

Bead Size:
5 x 5mm diameter
Hole Size:
Strand Length:
Number of Beads:
120 (approximation)
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