Jamaican Colors, Authentic African Tie on Waist Beads

$14.99 USD


Jamaican Colors, Authentic Handmade Tie on or Permanent African Waist Beads.

Colors - Green, Yellow, and Black

These fun waist beads are a great way to celebrate Jamaican culture and show some pride! They are Perfect for your next vacation.


Size - adjustable up to 45 inches

These waist beads are made with large seed beads 3 mm - thin and delicate look.

Waist Beads are traditionally an African tradition of women or girls wearing small beads (seed beads) around their waist. They are commonly worn by people in certain parts of Africa, such as Ghana. Some women wear them from childhood to adulthood.

Waist beads are often used by adult women to manage their weight, the beads can be tied on permanently, therefore indicating when weight is being gained or lost.  

Waist beads also represent femininity, many women wear them for their beauty and their sensuality. 

These waist beads are authentic and handmade in Ghana. 

The items are sold by a strand (image is for decorative purpose). You will receive one waist bead.

The tie on waist beads are strung on cotton strings. This allows you to keep them on permanently, even in the bath. 

Follow the steps below to tie on your waist beads permanently until you decide to cut them off.

  1. Decide where you want to place your waist beads (waist, belly, hip). 
  2. Wrap the beads around your belly, and Remove/slip off any additional excess beads.
  3. Tie at least 3 knots, making sure there are no gaps between the waist beads.
  4. Cut off the excess string.  

Shipping - Ready to ship within 1-3 business days. 

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