'BAYA' African Waist Beads (STRETCH- XS/S)


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 Bring out your inner Goddess and enhance your femininity with these Baya African Waist Beads imported directly Mali! SEE SIZING BELOW.

Traditionally worn by African Women, waist beads (also called Jel-Jelly, Baya, or Bin Bin) have been used all over the continent of Africa for centuries Some women choose to wear them as a symbol of femininity, promotion of fertility, enhancing sensuality, invoking and promoting spiritual well-being, as well as protection from evil spirits. These beads are also a great indication that weight had been gained or lost,  Countries such as Mali, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, The Ivory Coast, and others have used these belly beads as a part of their cultures heavily.

These particular styles are a part of our Stretch collection, made to provide a comfortable, stretchy fit around the waist. These beads should be removed prior to bathing to preserve its color and material. Just please be careful not to tug!


  • Clear beads with blue accents; 1 beaded string; Stretch material.

In choosing your Waist Beads, please reference the sizing chart below. FOR AN ACCURATE FIT, PLEASE MEASURE YOUR WAIST!

Size Waist Size in Baya (inches)
25 to 28
30 -36
36 - 40