Artisan: Sidai Maasai Women Organization
Material: glass, gold-plated beads, bullet cap heads
The Maiteral Necklace is entirely handcrafted by Maasai women in Tanzania. The traditional glass beads are intricately joined using thread salvaged from old grain bags and enhanced by metal and gold plated beads. The piece itself reflects the uniqueness of the culture while maintaining a contemporary aesthetic appearance.