Gay pride or LGBT pride is the promotion of the self-affirmation, dignity, equality, and increased visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as a social group1.

 

Pride includes people of every race and faith, whether disabled or able-bodied, and all sexualities and genders including lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex, trans*, genderqueer, gender variant or non-binary as well as straight and cis allies2.

 

As allies, Roccia Jewellery celebrates and supports Pride Month with the LGBTQ+ community. 

 

 

 

WEST AFRICA

 

Waist beads are usually worn in West Africa and is a tradition made popular by the Yoruban tribe of Nigeria. They were usuallly worn as a celebration of womanhood, femininity, sexuality, fertility, healing, spirituality, body shaping, protection and wealth. Today they are worn to express sexuality and to track weaight loss. 

 

1. Wikipedia.com

2. Prideinlondon.org

Pride Waist Beads

£12.00Price
  • Description

    Pride Waist Beads 

    • Seed Beaded Waist Beads
    • Made to Order
    • Choose Your Flag!
    • Screw Clasp

    Please correctly measure the length you need. See below for guidance.

    To measure the correct length for your waist beads, please measure the section around your waist, high hip, or hip (depending on where you would like the waist bead to sit) while in an upright position. Make sure you do not measure it too tight as you need to be able to screw the waist beads on and wear them.

    Please note that as this is a bespoke item, a refund, exchange, or return cannot be accepted, unless it is damaged.

    SIZE - All care has been taken to measure jewellery accurately, but please allow a few millimetres of error.