Purchased right from the source i.e. the women who handmade the waist beads from scratch in the town of Ìbàdàn, in Òyó state, Nigeria, West Africa (see video below), our 8 piece Yorùbáwaist beads are tie-on waist beads, made with durable cotton string, native seed beads and also waterproof i.e. will not expand in water and can be used to exercise and bathe in.
Sizing Chart: Please refer to the sizing chart below to ensure you order the correct size for your waistline and please be advised that the inches to pants size conversion is a guide.For a perfect fit, please measure your waistline exactly where you want the waist beads to rest and order based on your waist measurement. We will add an extra inch to the size you order to give you some flexibility and you can slide off any unwanted beads before you tie them. For example, if your order 30 inches we will send you 31 inches waist beads.
Your Pants Size
Traditional Yorùbáwaist beads are designed with loose ends to give you the flexibility of tying the beads exactly where you want them to rest i.e. high-waist, mid-waist or low-waist. You can also create a multi layer look with this option. Being that we add an extra inch to the size you order, the loose ends allow you to slide off any unwanted beads before you install them.
Colors: Available in random colors.However, you may chose your colors and include your color preferences as notes in the "Special instructions for seller" section on the next page (i.e. after you add to cart). We have the following colors available;black,yellow, silver, orange, green,blue,light blue,red,white, light pink, hot pink, turquoise, sky, rainbow, blue/pink/silver mix,and gold.
Purchasing the first batch from Ìbàdàn:
How to Install the Waist Beads:
Shipping Information: Free shipping via USPS within 4 to 7 days.