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Giriama Necklace

Unknown1800/2015

Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives

Handmade Giriama metal beads used in wedding necklaces; making of these beads is now a large cottage industry in Kenya. The beads are often dipped in silver and gold and used by jewellers all over the world as spacers in jewellry designs.

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  • Title: Giriama Necklace
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1800/2015
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: metal beaded necklace
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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