African waist beads have been used throughout the continent since ancient times. In recent times, they have been made more popular by the Yoruba community. The Orishas are often depicted wearing them in their symbolic colors. African waist beads are typically made by Obeah women and spiritual healers, such as myself. These colorful beads are symbols of the Original wombman, Divine feminine energy, and spirituality. When worn they are known to attract positive attention, honor femininity, enhance fertility, and provide a veil of protection.
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