Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Necklace - Bamileke Traditional Necklace From Grassfields Land Of Cameroon
Bamileke culture

Bamileke Traditional necklace from Grassfields land of Cameroon

Regular price $100.00

Also called "Rosetta beads", the first Chevron beads was made in Venice back in 1495. They are particularly appreciated and sought after by noble families of Black Africa. In the West of Cameroon, these pearls are intended to mark a high rank in the hierarchy and play a protective role".

Today these beads are encrusted in the Bamileke culture. Sign of prestige and royalty, they are worn only during important traditional ceremonies such as king enthronizations and funerals.

The Blue, white and sometimes red Bamileke pearls on this necklace is NOT plastic. They are locally made of an alloy of Clay and some other products. After being cooked and dried in artisanal ovens, they are hand-painted.

Colors: White / blue / red

Material: Bamileke bead from painted clay

Necklace: approx. 19 inches Long. ( neck to chest)

Origin: Bamileke tribe, from the Grasslands , Cameroon.

To choose the correct size for you, please measure your body before placing your order.

HOW TO MEASURE

Bust: With your arms relaxed at your sides, measure around the fullest part of your chest.

Waist: Measure around the narrowest part of your natural waist, generally around the belly button. To ensure a comfortable fit, keep one finger between the measuring tape and your body.

Hips: With your feet approximately 6" apart, measure around the fullest part of your hips. This area usually corresponds to the top of your legs.

Women's Size Chart

 

BUST

WAIST

HIP

CM INCH CM INCH CM INCH
XS 78 30.75 62 24.5 86 33.75
S 84 33.25 66 26 94 37
M 94 37 74 29.25 104 41
L 102 40.25 84 33 114 45
XL 110 43.25 94 37 124 48.75
2XL 114 45 100 39.45 128 50.5
3XL 120 47.25 106 41.75 136 53.5

Men's Size Chart

BUST

WAIST

HIP

SLEEVES

OUTSEAM

CM INCH CM INCH CM INCH CM INCH CM INCH
XS 91-96 36-38 76 30 92 36.5 61 24 102 40.25
S 96-101 38-40 80 31.5 98 38.6 61 24 104 41
M 106-111 42-44 88 34.5 106 41.75 62 24.5 106 41.75
L 114-119 45-47 94 37 110 43.5 63 24.75 108 42.5
XL 121-127 48-50 98 38.6 114 45 64 25.25 110 43.3
2XL 132-137 52-54 104 41 120 47.25 65 25.6 111 43.66
3XL 139-142 55-56 113 44.5 126 49.6 66 26 112 44