the samburu people kenya

Beaded colourful necklaces a typically Africa piece that adds some colour - could be quite cool to incorporate this

Two ‘gerdanlık’ (necklace, to be worn close to the neck).  Part of the traditional festive woman’s costume from Nebiköy (15 km NE of Tokat city).  Beadwork, mid-20th century, bought from the village in 1989.  (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Two ‘gerdanlık’ (necklace, to be worn close to the neck). Part of the traditional festive woman’s costume from Nebiköy km NE of Tokat city). Beadwork, century, bought from the village in (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

‘Gerdanlık’.  Beadwork necklace, for women.  Mid-20th century.  From Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. Çölovası köyü.  Glass and plastic pearls, metallic sequins.  (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

‘Gerdanlık’. Beadwork necklace, for women. Mid-20th century. From Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. Çölovası köyü. Glass and plastic pearls, metallic sequins. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Bridal necklace from Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. in the valley of Çölovası. Beadwork of small glass pearls, first quarter of 20th century. With an Ottoman inscription in Arabic script, and edged with a row of ‘karanfil’ (clove). The clove is used because of its pleasant smell, which is symbolically transferred to the bride. (Inv.nr. bon019 - Kavak Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Bridal necklace from Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province)…

‘Kolye / Gerdanlık’.  Beadwork necklace, mid 20th century.  From Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. Çölovası köyleri.  (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

‘Kolye / Gerdanlık’. Beadwork necklace, mid 20th century. From Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. Çölovası köyleri. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Traditional bridal/festive ‘gerdanlık’ (choker necklace). From the Pomak villages in the Biga district (Çanakkale province).  Mid-20th century.  Bead-work with small beads (glass and plastics).  (Inv.nr. bon026  - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

From the Pomak villages in the Biga district (Çanakkale province). Bead-work with small beads (glass and plastics).

‘Kolye / Gerdanlık’. Beadwork necklace, mid 20th century. From Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. Çölovası köyleri. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

‘Kolye / Gerdanlık’. Beadwork necklace, mid 20th century. From Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. Çölovası köyleri. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Two ‘saat kesesi’ (pocket watch holder). Rural beadwork, for men, mid-20th century. From the Afyon-Konya region. (Inv.nr. bon008&009 - Kavak Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

Two ‘saat kesesi’ (pocket watch holder). Rural beadwork, for men, century. From the Afyon-Konya region.

‘Gerdanlık’ (necklace, to be worn close to the neck).  Part of the traditional festive woman’s costume from Nebiköy (15 km NE of Tokat city).  Beadwork, mid-20th century, bought from the village in 1989.  (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

‘Gerdanlık’ (necklace, to be worn close to the neck). Part of the traditional festive woman’s costume from Nebiköy km NE of Tokat city). Beadwork, century, bought from the village in (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).

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