Photographed in Longido, Tanzania, while photographing for our project "Sisters of Craft".
Here we met a group of Masai ladies that regular met to teach each other the art of making the unique masai beading jewellery.
Close up of colorful beautiful beads on very thin chains, these are very inexpensive pieces of jewelery, but can look great in the correct setting. A number of different colored beads (including some metallic ones) that are strung on a thin chain.
Fruit of decomposing phallalia that makes it look like filigree. Filigree is an ornamental work made from very fine yarns in order to compose a drawing. The metal is usually gold or silver. The filigree has been used in jewelery since ancient times Greco-Roman and continues to be used in the Portuguese jewelery in the north of Portugal, employed in a...