This is a work of art. Artisan made in Kenya by Leah Selei and her group. She oversees 27 women from her village beading circle in Ngong’. They create most of our beads and wire Maasai accessories. They are mothers and grandmothers. Proceeds from the sales are shared among the women to help provide basic needs for their families.
The 17 multistrands are hand stitched into leather to form a colorful pattern.
The necklace is a true, unaltered, authentic ceremonial Maasai necklace. The colors are worn during a wedding or a harvest. It is graceful and elegant.
The inner circumference is 19.5 inches. The outside is 28.5 inches. The beaded area is 2 inches wide. The pendant is 3.5 inches. The hanging strands are 19 inches with a shell to finish.