The Maasai who live in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania are well known for adorning themselves in intricately beaded jewellery from head to toe. Beadwork has been an important part of the Maasai culture for many years, their work is not only beautiful but also holds important cultural significance. These colourful, geometric patterned cuffs are made from wire and glass beads with a hook and eye closure on one side. Worn daily by Maasai men and women these cuffs are a beautiful example of the craftsmanship built on centuries of knowledge. A beautiful piece of jewellery or ornamental object.
Measures 8cm high x 5cm diameter at top x 7cm diameter at base. Please note each one is unique in pattern and sizes vary – some are very narrow at the top and may not close around wrist.