House of LAND

Vintage Turkana Beaded Necklace


House of LAND

Vintage Turkana Beaded Necklace

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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"

Measurements are taken from size medium or 32, unless stated otherwise.

Chest is measured from underarm side seam to underarm side seam
Sleeve is measured from cuff to shoulder seam and shoulder seam to center collar base
Length is measured from collar base to rear hem

Rise is measured from crotch seam to top of waist, along the fly
Inseam is measured from crotch seam to pant hem along the inside seam 
Thigh is measured from inseam to side seam at the widest point of the thigh 
Leg Opening is full circumference at ankle hem 

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*All merchandise must be unwashed, unworn, with original tags, & free of any condition that would prevent it from being sold as new - in the original package (if possible).

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