Traditionally, Turkana beads are worn by the people of northwest Kenya. The people of Turkana live as semi-nomadic pastoralists. It is customary for the women to wear necklaces made of beads such as these to distinguish between age, status and special occasions.
This piece is from the House of LAND Summer '18 collection, exclusive to STAG.
- Turkana beads, worn by people of northwest Kenya
- Look closely and you will see the age of these beads apparent in the smooth texture of the glass
- Vintage glass Turkana beads with hand-carved bronze pendants
Made in Kenya
Material: Glass, Bronze
Dimensions: Bead Size: 5 x 6mm | Strand Length: 26"