Rasta - "Until the philisophy, which hold one race superior and another inferior is finally discredited and abandoned." -Bob Marley
In reference to Jamaica, Ethiopia, Africa, and Rastafarians, Red symbolizes the struggle for the liberation of Black people, Gold for wealth and resources particularly the mineral gold, and Green for the beauty and Vegetation of the promised land. In addition, Red, Gold/Yellow, Green, and black colors are synonymous with Africa, as the colors collectively represent the unification, pride, and struggles of African people in the continent and throughout the Diaspora.
Symbolism: Red brings courage, passion, and strength to your relationships, your life and your work. Yellow brings joy, optimism, and fertility into your life. Green improves adaptability, fruitfulness, and harmony. Black honors your attributes, values your presence, and infuses power.
Fit: Each strand wraps one time around the waist. For multiple strands, add desired number of pieces per style to your cart.
Length: Customized to your waist size, please provide desired length during checkout. Need help measuring your waist? Checkout Ayodele's "How to Measure" video
Each waist bead is made to order by hand and customized to specifications indicated in each order including measurements, type of closure, and charm placement if applicable. When ordering multiple waist beads, measurements should vary at least 1/8 of an inch in difference.
Bead Size: medium, 8/0
All waist beads are smudged/cleansed with sage or palos santos. Please indicate in the notes during checkout if you have any preference to this process.