Archive for April, 2013


African Jewelry

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
Fulani-Woman

Fulani-Woman

African Jewelry has gained popularity over the years. African Jewelry comes in many shapes and forms; from wood, to metal, to plastic, to shells and more. African Jewelry ranges from necklaces, to earrings, to hand/leg bracelets, to rings, to head Jewelry, and many more. African Jewelry ranges from very vibrant to earth tone colors. African Jewelry can be worn with both contemporary clothing and traditional clothing. African Jewelry is very elegant and unique. Most western jewelry is inspired by African Jewelry. African Jewelry ranges from small pieces to very large pieces.

African-Necklace

African-Necklace

African necklaces typically come with screw in ends or hooks to secure the bracelet around the neck. African bracelets also use this mechanism.

African-Beads

African-Beads

Some African Jewelry pieces come in sets as seen above. The African Jewelry set above is made out of African Beads and includes a Necklace, a pair of earrings and a bracelet. This is typically more dressy compared to other African Jewelry. African Bead sets can be worn to weddings, celebrations, religious occasions and many other formal events.

 

African-Fulani-Ankle-Bracelet

African-Fulani-Ankle-Bracelet

Ankle bracelets are typically worn during performances. Ankle bracelets can also be worn casually and to special occasions as well.

African-Wedding-Jewelry

African-Wedding-Jewelry

Above are beads typically worn at weddings and very special occasions.Some African Beads are unisex while some are strictly for men and some for women.

African Elder wearing African Beads

African Elder Clothing with African Beads

African Beads are also worn by elders in communities often signifying leadership roles in their communities.

African Jewelry can also be made with Cowry-Shell designs. Some African earrings, bracelets and necklaces can also made with African Print fabrics, Below are several types of African Jewelry.

African Leather Neck Purse African Leather Neck Wallet AFRICAN NECKLACE African Shell Bracelet African Shell Earrings African Wood Bangle African-Ankle-bracelet- African-Ring- DP0915AJ DPJ041A DPJ044C DPJ048 DPJ0049 DPJ064 DPJ068 DPJ071 DPJ072 DPJ073 DPJ074 DPJ076 DPJ077 DPJ078 DPJ079 DPJ080 DPJ081 DPJ082 DPJ083 DPJ084 DPJ085 DPJ086 DPJ087 DPJ102 DPJ104 DPJ122 DPJ124 DPJ125 DPJ127 DPJ131 DPJ132 DPJ133 DPJ134 DPJ135 DPJ138 DPJ140 DPJ141 DPJ143 DPJ146 DPJ147 DPJ148 DPJ151 DPJ152 DPJ153 DPJ154 DPJ155 DPJ157 DPJ158 DPJ161 DPJ162 DPJ164 DPJ168 DPJ169 DPJ172 DPJ173 DPJ174 DPJ175 DPJ180 DPJ181 DPJ182 DPJ186 DPJ190 DPJ191 DPJ202 DPJ203 DPJ205 DPJ206 DPJ207 DPJ208 DPJ211 DPJ212 DPJ213 DPJ214 DPJ215 DPJ0501 DPJ0511 DPJ0521 DPJ0541 DPJ0551 DPJ0561 DPJ0581 DPJ0601 DPJ0631 DPJ0671 DPJ0751 FULANI BANGLE Snail shell earrings

Click here for a selection of African Jewelry available for purchase. Click here for African Beads for Ladies.