Single strand of alternate blue and white glass beads threaded onto grass fibre called muamba (boabab).
White glass beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Dark blue ringed beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Single strand of old dark blue glass beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Single strand of old blue and white glass beads that are threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Threaded onto grass fibre (boabab) are small white glass beads interspersed with conical wooden beads.
Necklace composed of thin slithers of scented wood threaded onto organic fibre (boabab).
Necklace consisting of multiple strands of coloured European glass seed beads.
Wide belt of woven European glass seed beads on organic thread (boabab).
Single strand of white glass beads threaded onto grass fibre (boabab).
Three lengths of multi-coloured glass beaded lengths that are looped and joined centrally.
Purchased in the 1970s, this popular item consists of round cut red bauxite beads, which originated in Ghana.
One of a pair of dance armbands.
Maasai style wide beaded wire collar.
This kinyatta was usually given to girls just after clitoridectomy by their mothers but can be worn by both girls and young married women and young men.
An S-twist chain is very typical of the Kamba.
A corset worn by women under their clothes after the birth of a child to hold their stomachs in.
Typical necklace of Maasai women and girls.
A married woman’s ear flap of beads sewn onto animal hide.
Said to be a Kikuyu beaded leather belt that has been re-used by boy scouts.
This belt was usually made for a young man by his newly married wife.
Copper alloy necklace consisting of s-twist chain links and jinglers.
Copper alloy necklace consisting of s-twist chain links and crescent-shaped aluminium danglers (tulamba).