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These are ornaments consisting of short strings of red, yellow and white beads hung from a safety pin. Each string of beads ends in a goat toe nail which is much prized as an ornament. It is made and worn by older girls.

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  • Title: Ornaments
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Ornaments
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Goat toenails beads
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Karkaren
  • Community: Pokot
  • Collection Date: 1969-08-03
  • Collected By: E.J.B

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