Country: South Africa Material: Beads Length: Approx. 11.5 inches from closure Circumference: Approx. 17 inches inches
Weight: 9.0 oz
The Zulu are the largest ethnic group in Southern Africa. They use their beadwork as a way to communicate with each other. One of the simplest shapes in which they provide information is with a triangle and the design can indicate the wearers sex or marital status. Each color has its own meaning and used as a way to communicate feelings.
Black stands for marriage or rebirth Blue represents faithfulness Yellow conveys wealth Green means contentment Pink represents high status Red stands for love White represents purity