Historians believes the African tradition of waist beads may have originated among the yoruba tribes, mainly in Nigeria But the practice is also seen in the west African countries especially Ghana, in ghana waist beads signify wealth and aristocracy. In most igbo states waist bead is often worn by virgins, if circumstances should occur and those beads are cut off, it definitely mean that they have been deflowered by their husband or boy lover. Some Yoruba's wear bead in significance to feminity fertility and spiritual well being
Tracing the origin of waist beads. The history of waist bead dates to the old age. Egyptians named it girdles. These girdles were worn by their ladies to show and prove they were still virgins. However, with the modernization of the trend waist bead now serves as a form of personal expressions individual interactions. Most dancers in the eastern and northern Africa uses waist bead to attract audience. In ghana and igbo states mothers often gifts their children especially daughters waist bead during their first menstruation as a ceremonial rite to becoming ripe. Among the ashante and krobo culture in ghana beads are worn by ladies so once she's fertile, they make noise when she walk to alert suitors
Signifies healing, faith, devotion & harmony Red:- Signifies self confidence, sexual energy passion, violence and courage
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The Igbo's have these superstition that with these color and their meaning, wearing it on their waist might be for protection, Clarity etc. Currently the igala's wear their new born waist beads (Akoh jedi Jedi ) to prevent them from having sickness normally referred to as Jedi Jedi.
Nowadays, girls wear waist bead to alert and attract the opposite sex They normally use it to lure men which in some Occasion it made up of charms and spiritual irresistance,
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