Wajoli African Wear in Fort Myers, FL offers flawless, beautiful African jewelry including Ghana Crobo beads. The Rich History of Ghanaian beads dates back to an ancient time when they were first used as the King’s Currency for Exchange of TEXTILES AND ALCOHOL. Beads play a huge part in African culture. Meanings behind African beads include Pride, Beauty, Culture, Power and Identity.
The colors of Ghana Crobo beads, and their meanings, affect how they are used traditionally in Ghana. For instance, in certain parts of Ghana, white colored beads evoke fertility, blue ones are associated with purity, while golden ones are a symbol of wealth. White colored beads are used for newborn babies’ waists and wrists to show if the new baby is gaining weight, and traditionally white means happiness or joy.