Long tasseled necklace with metallic brown, gold and white glass beads. In maasai culture, white beads represent health, peace and purity and gold beads represent sun, fertility, and growth. Secure around the neck with the metal ball socket clasp.
2.25"W x 14"L chain is 18"L
Kimber Elements is a collaborative jewelry brand amplifying the voices and visibility of Indigenous Maasai women from Kenya. The preservation of craft and cultural heritage is observed in the fine details of the handcrafted beaded pieces. Key in the design are traditional colors, textures, and patterns evolving from an ongoing dialogue with their artisans. Kimber Elements believes that Western perceptions of developing countries should be decolonized and is devoted to celebrating traditional techniques, reinvesting in sustainable micro-businesses, and protecting wildlife.