African Maasai tribal Choker necklace African beaded choker jewelry
African Maasai tribal Choker necklace skillfully handbeaded into a perfect elegant tribal Choker draped with silver pendants that will gleamingly crawl down your chest giving you a fashionable look.
It has been patterned into a unique tribal design. U sing jewelry patterns, members are able to tell one clan of Maasai from the other.
The colors used in jewelry is symbolic. In this particular Choker
White – represents peace, purity, and health. The association with health comes from white cows milk which the tribe drinks to stay healthy. Milk that comes from cows is considered pure as it is milked directly from them.
Blue – represents energy and the sky. Rain falls from the blue sky which provides water for the cattle and makes the grasses that cow feed on to grow.
Orange – Symbolizes hospitality. The association with cattle is that visitors are served cows milk from orange gourds.
Yellow – like orange yellow also symbolizes hospitality. The animal skins from cattle which guests lie on are usually Yellow
Green – symbolizes health and land. Cattle graze on the green grass of the land.
Black – represents the people and the struggles they must endure