Yellow Maasai Beaded Hoops

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Traditional Bead-work from the Maasai culture represents beauty, strength, tradition, warrior-hood, marital status,  fertility, protection, and social status.

Red: Represents bravery, strength, unity and the incredible challenges Maasai people face each day

Blue: Symbolizes energy and sustenance and the color of the sky which provides water for the people and their cattle

Green: Symbolizes nourishment and production, representing the land that provides food for the people and their livestock while also symbolizing the putting down of roots and the protection of one’s territory

Orange: Symbolizes warmth,  friendship, generosity and hospitality, representative of the color of a gourd which is used to share milk with guests and welcome visitors into one’s home

Yellow: Symbolizes fertility and growth, representing the color of the sun which helps grow the grass to feed the livestock and sustain life

White: Represents purity and health symbolizing the color of cow’s milk that provides sustained nourishment

Black: Symbolizes unity, harmony and solidarity, representing the color of the people and the daily struggles they endure each day

Handmade in Kenya.

The Women Economic Empowerment Program (WEEP) from Positive Life Kenya, recruits women from the streets of Mlongo and teaches them entrepreneurship skills to empower them financially.