Waistbeads have been a relevant accessory worn by women all over the world for several reasons.
However, their origin is traced back to the African community, especially those with kingdoms like Nigeria and Ghana where women belonging to royal families wore them and people would use the different patterns, sizes, quality and length to diffentiate their status.
Though it is still being frowned upon by some people who see it as charms and a tool to enslave men and make them part with their hard-earned money.
They are handmade and have been used by women from the olden days to feel more feminine and beautiful.
Putting on waist bead is very common among women across some parts of the Africa continent.
In Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and other West African countries, waist beads are a symbol of femininity, fertility, sensuality, and spiritual well-being.
Today, in both Africa and the United States, women use waist beads for aesthetic and practical purposes.
There are many mysteries surrounding wearing of beads.
Take a look at some five reasons below;
Mostly used to see if they’re gain or loss weight
5 Some put as as Dance charms mostly the Indian women.
From Opera News