How to Make Your Own Waist Beads

Waist beads are traditional colorful beaded accessories that originated in Africa many centuries ago. They are traditionally worn around the waist or hips, and symbolize divine femininity. Today, waist beads are still admired by many for their beauty, cultural significance, and symbolism. Many people wear waist beads to promote: body positivity self-love acceptance womanhood Here … Continue Reading

Waist Beads 101

Waist beads are typically eclectic small colored glass beads on a wire or string that’s worn around the waist – commonly used as a decorative symbol tied to femininity. Though they have gained major popularity in America, the eccentric jewelry started in Africa. Many African women will wear waist beads to connect to their culture – … Continue Reading

Stay Cool with Summer Jewelry

It’s so hot in Philly this summer that I think we’re all kinda feeling it, but the good thing about the heat is it gives us tons of chances to show off our summer jewelry. It may seem like summer is almost over, especially with schools beginning to start, but the truth is it will … Continue Reading

Waist Beads

The history and modern uses of waist beads Waist beads have been worn by women for as long as time has been recorded. Their history dates back to the early Egyptians as well as tribes in Western Africa. They were used for many reasons, mainly to symbolize status, entice the opposite sex, celebrate a young … Continue Reading