There are many reasons why African waist beads are worn.
Some of the reasons include:
- They help women maintain their figures
- They act as a symbol of sensuality and femininity.
- Weight control measure. When you lose weight, the beads fall on the hips. When you gain, the beads become tight.
- Used for ornamental and beautification.
- This listing is for 17 waist beads like shown in the picture above.
- The beads are on a non stretchy cord.
- Screw on clasp is used for closure.