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Red, Black & Green African Waist Beads

$21.99 $13.99

Length: Up to 45" Origin: Ghana, West Africa Type: Tie-OnBead: GlassBanding: Cotton ThreadSocial Impact: Our beads  are actually strung and purchased from women in Ghana, West Africa. Profits are used to increase entrepreneurship opportunities for Rural African Women.     The African Meaning of Color Reds: Urgency. Daring. Energy! Often paired with green in order to represent female childbirth. Yellow:Yellow...

Description

Length: Up to 45"

Origin: Ghana, West Africa

Type: Tie-On
Bead: Glass
Banding: Cotton Thread
Social Impact: Our beads  are actually strung and purchased from women in Ghana, West Africa. Profits are used to increase entrepreneurship opportunities for Rural African Women.

 

 

      The African Meaning of Color

      Reds: Urgency. Daring. Energy! Often paired with green in order to represent female childbirth.

      Yellow:Yellow is most associated with positivity. Emotions like happy, jolly, joyful and fun.
      Black:Shares an ominousness with red but more mysterious. Power, evil and death
      Blues:Element of calm and contemplation, of peace and affection. A subdued and soothing tone.
      Purple:Purple is associated with words such as royalty, wisdom, passion and luxury.
      Grey:Symbolizes ash, as well as cleansing and healing rituals. Perfect for transformation.
      White:The colour most paired with the concept of purity, light and hope. Often used to depict deities.
      Gold:Wealth in a number of forms, namely high status, monetary wealth and royalty, but also fertility and spiritual purity
      Green:It is a colour associated with new life, growth, freshness, birth, rebirth and fertility.
      Orange:The color of Hope. Increases energy, vitality and creativity. Symbolic to renewing youthfulness.
      Purple:Purple is associated with words such as royalty, wisdom, passion and luxury.
      Turquoise:Turquoise has a strong link to the color of the ocean. As such, it is connected to calmness and peace.