Q: What is the meaning, purpose, history, and/ or significance of waist beads?
A: The baya or the pearl belt is a set of necklaces that has long contributed to the mythology of women. These pearls which identify with the African woman are now an integral part of seduction in different homes. It would be a timeless arsenal of seduction. Apart from lingerie, African women today rely on these pearls with the kidneys commonly called "baya" which serve as an ornament to the hip to seduce. Erotic, sensual and feminine ornament, this set has an aphrodisiac character and would protect against evil spirits. Also used to emphasize the female body, the baya would also increase sensuality and bring out the natural curves of African women. Indeed, it is used to round and bounce the posterior of the woman which is a criterion of beauty in Africa. This is why, from birth, women make their babies wear the baya. This makes it possible to justify their forms.
These pearls which identify with the African woman are now an integral part of seduction in different homes. That's why we bring Africa to the World.
Q: Can babies, toddlers, and young girls wear waist beads?
Q: Can I bathe in my waist beads?
A: Yes you can bathe, sleep and do whatever you want in the traditional African waist beads.
Q: Are they removable unless we cut them off ?
A: The traditional Africain waist beads do not have a clasps, they are meant to be tied on and stay on. So if you don't want to have them anymore you can cut them off.
Q: How to order the right size ?
A: Use a tape measure to measure the spot you would like your waist beads to lay in inches between your waist and high hip.