700 images for african beads

  • 700-06038016

    Close-Up of Jewelry in Souk, Marrakech, Morocco

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  • 841-08059650

    Portrait of Tuta by the Omo River, Dassanech Tribe, Rate Village, Omorate, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-08171572

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 682-06374070

    Portrait of a young African woman wearing beads, Observatory, Cape Town

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  • 641-05852400

    Morocco, Essaouira, Berber jewellery in shop at souk

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  • 862-06542264

    A young Pokot woman sings to celebrate the opening of a new pre primary school at Ngaini, a remote area of the Kerio Valley. Despite her youth, her jewellery denotes she is already married.

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  • 839-08099976

    Portrait of mature woman from Karo tribe wearing traditional costume, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 841-06806104

    Maasai beadwork at the Predator Compensation Fund Pay Day, Mbirikani Group Ranch, Amboseli-Tsavo eco-system, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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  • 862-03808442

    Colourful traditional African souvenirs on beachfront, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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  • 700-08200934

    Portrait of Indigenous Woman, Lake Natron, Arusha Region, Tanzania, Africa

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  • 862-03888698

    The ornaments of a Pokot warrior including a ring of goat skin which would have been slaughtered for a ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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  • 700-08171575

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03711120

    An Afar girl has tribal scarification on her cheeks. Scarification is practiced in only a few sections of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 700-08171554

    Close-up portrait of Tribeswoman, Hamer Tribe, Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 614-03468673

    Young woman wearing head tie

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  • 862-06542238

    The finery worn by a married Maasai woman.

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  • 700-03556757

    Woman Working with Kazuri Beads, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • 614-03468674

    Young woman wearing head tie

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  • 700-03586757

    Masai Market, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

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  • 700-08171566

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 700-03567779

    Kazuri Jewelry, Kenya

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  • 862-03366114

    A pretty young Turkana girl has already had the flesh below her lower lip pierced in readiness for a brass ornament after her marriage. The rims of her ears have also been pierced and the holes kept open with small wooden sticks.

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  • 841-06030888

    Himba woman, Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia, Africa

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  • 700-03567752

    Close-up of Masai Jewelry at Magadi Lake Village, Kenya

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  • 873-06440386

    Portrait of Masai Woman Wearing Beads around Neck, Tanzania

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  • 841-08059649

    Portrait of Abua by the Omo River, Dassanech Tribe, Rate Village, Omorate, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 614-03468681

    Happy young woman wearing head tie

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  • 700-03586756

    Masai Market, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

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  • 862-03353991

    A pretty Borana girl at Mega in southern Ethiopia wears brightly coloured cotton cloth and numerous strings of beads. The pastoral Borana live either side of the southern Ethiopian/northern Kenya border and form a large and important group of the Oromo-speaking cluster of tribes.

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  • 700-08171544

    Close-up of Karo Tribeswoman with painted face and wearing beaded necklaces, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 614-03468675

    Young woman wearing head tie

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  • 841-06500477

    Candomble wear strings of beads made of seeds and shells in the colours of African gods. Cachoeira, Bahia, Brazil.

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  • 700-03893468

    Masai Warrior Using Cell Phone

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  • 619-08323425

    Black girl wearing traditional jewelry

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  • 700-03556758

    Woman Working with Kazuri Beads, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • 614-03468680

    Happy young woman wearing head tie

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  • 862-03366147

    A Maasai warrior in full battle cry,his long-bladed spear at the ready.

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  • 862-03888700

    A young married Pokot woman wearing the traditional beaded ornaments of her tribe which denote her married status. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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  • 862-03366497

    A Turkana woman sitting in the doorway of her hut. Her heavy mporro braided necklace identifies her as a married woman. Typical of her tribe,she wears many layers of bead necklaces and a beaded headband.

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  • 700-03865408

    Portrait of Masai Warrior

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  • 862-03366036

    A Samburu warrior resplendent with long,braided,Ochred hair. The round ear ornaments of the warriors are fashioned from ivory. Samburu warriors are vain and proud,taking great trouble over their appearance. Ochre is a natural earth containing ferric oxide which is mixed with animal fat to the consistency of greasepaint.

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  • 862-03808441

    Colourful traditional African souvenirs on beachfront, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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  • 862-03366173

    Young Maasai girls decorate their faces with ochre and clay in preparation for a dance.

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  • 700-03556756

    Display of Kazuri Jewelry, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • 862-03353972

    An Afar girl has her attractive hairstyle embellished with buttons and beads,which is typical of the young girls of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 700-08171555

    Close-up of back of Tribeswoman's head, Hamer Tribe Village, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03820437

    A Karo woman with her face painted in preparation for a dance in the village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar, who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia, the Karo are renowned for their elaborate body painting using white chalk, crushed rock and other natural pigments. She is wearing a goatskin apron and carries a leather belt decorated with cowrie shells

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  • 841-08059669

    Portrait of Ari, Banna Tribe, Gargew Village, Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03366116

    Two Turkana girls set off to fetch water from a nearby Waterhole. Their water containers are made of wood by the women of the tribe. Their 'V' shaped aprons are made of goatskin and have been edged with hundreds and hundreds of round discs fashioned out of ostrich eggshells.

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  • 862-03888692

    Pokot women wearing traditional beaded ornaments and brass earrings denoting their married status. celebrate an Atelo ceremony. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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  • 862-03366146

    Kenya,Kajiado,lpartimaro. Two Maasai warriors in full regalia. The headress of the man on the left is made from the mane of a lion while the one on the right is fringed with black ostrich feathers. Their traditional weaponry includes long-bladed spears and shields are made of buffalo hide.

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  • 700-08171564

    Close-up portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman, wearing lip plate and beads in hair, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03353975

    An Afar girl with braided hair has very noticeable scarification on her cheeks. Scarification is practiced in only a few sections of her tribe. Proud and fiercely independent,the nomadic Afar people live in the low-lying deserts of Eastern Ethiopia.

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  • 700-08171567

    Portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman wearing fruit headdress, Jinka, Omo River, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03808716

    A Maasai girl from the Kisongo clan wearing an attractive beaded headband.

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  • 862-03355142

    Maasai girls gather to celebrate a wedding. Their broad beaded necklaces with predominantly white glass beads mark then as Kisongo Maasai,the largest clan group of the tribe which lives either side of the Kenya-Tanzania border.

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  • 862-03366588

    A pretty Samburu girl in traditional attire.

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  • 862-03366890

    Kenya,Masai Mara National Reserve. Portrait of a Maasai woman in traditional costume.

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  • 614-03468679

    Happy young woman wearing head tie

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  • 862-03366174

    A young Maasai girl wearing a wooden plug in her pierced ear to elongate the earlobe. It has been a tradition of the Maasai for both men and women to pierce their ears and elongate their lobes for decorative purposes. Her two lower incisors have been removed - a common practice that may have resulted from an outbreak of lockjaw a long time ago.

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  • 862-03820650

    Samburu girls are given strings of beads by their fathers when they are still young. As soon as they are old enough to have lovers from the warrior age set, they regularly receive gifts from them.Over a period of years, their necklaces can smother them up to their necks.

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  • 856-06303375

    Bumi women carrying decorated calabas.

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  • 862-03353976

    A young Afar girl at Filwoha in the Awash National Park. Filwoha in the Afar language means 'hot water'. The beautiful springs are surrounded by doum palms and rise from deep underground at about 96.8 degrees F.

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  • 862-03366105

    A Turkana man with a fine clay hairstyle,so typical of the southern Turkana. The black ostrich feather pompoms denote that the man belongs to the ng'imor (black) moiety of his tribe.

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  • 862-03437084

    A Dassanech girl braids her sister's hair at her village in the Omo Delta. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) and Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 700-08171574

    Close-up of portrait of Mursi Tribeswoman with wooden earplug in stretched ear, Jinka, Omo River, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 862-03355129

    Black clothing,Black ostrich feathers and the intricate white patterns on the face of this Maasai youth of the Kisongo section signify his recent circumcision.

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  • 862-03820355

    Karo men excel in body art. They decorate their faces and torsos elaborately using local white chalk, pulverised rock and other natural pigments. Their braided hairstyles are typical of young men from the tribe.The Karo are a small tribe living in three main villages along the lower reaches of the Omo River in southwest Ethiopia.

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  • 862-03354004

    A Tsemay girl of southwest Ethiopia wears a leather skirt and bright beaded jewellery. She belongs to a small tribe living close to the Konso people.

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  • 619-08323428

    Black woman wearing traditional jewelry

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  • 862-03354098

    A young Karo girl in the doorway of her hut in the village of Duss. A small Omotic tribe related to the Hamar,who live along the banks of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia,the Karo are renowned for their elaborate body painting using white chalk,crushed rock and other natural pigments.

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  • 862-03364163

    Mali,Douentza. A Bella woman with braided hair wearing gold ear rings in her village near Douentza. The Bella are predominantly pastoral people and were once the slaves of the Tuareg of Northern Mali.

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  • 856-06110847

    Young tribal girl wearing traditional beaded jewelry

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  • 862-03354075

    A young Dassanech girl wears a leather skirt,metal bracelets and amulets and layers of bead necklaces. A long leather strap decorated with cowrie shells hangs down her back. Much the largest of the tribes in the Omo Valley numbering around 50,000,the Dassanech (also known as the Galeb,Changila or Merille) are Nilotic pastoralists and agriculturalists.

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  • 700-03556759

    Woman Working with Kazuri Beads, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • 700-03893469

    Masai Warrior Using Cell Phone

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  • 862-03366047

    Samburu girls are given strings of beads by their fathers when they are still young. As soon as they are old enough to have lovers from the warrior age-set,they regularly receive gifts from them. Over a period of years,their necklaces can smother them up to their necks. The metal cross-like ornament hanging from the girl's headband has no religious significance.

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  • 862-03807769

    Kenya, Samburu District. Young Samburu girl in traditional beaded necklaces.

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  • 862-03888699

    A young Pokot girl wearing a traditional broad necklace made of hollow reed grass that denotes her uninitiated status. The Pokot are pastoralists speaking a Southern Nilotic language.

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  • 862-03366050

    Young Samburu girls dance during a wedding celebration. By arching their backs and thrusting out their chests,they flick their beaded necklaces up and down while dancing silently to the songs of the warriors. Their bodies and necklaces have been smeared with red ochre.

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  • 862-03366154

    A Maasai warrior,his face and body decorated with red ochre and clay,wears an ostrich feather headdress. This singular adornment was once worn by warriors going into battle and was likely designed to frighten an enemy.

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  • 862-03731609

    Kenya, Laikipia, Lewa Downs. A Laikipiak Maasai warrior or moran in traditional dress.

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  • 862-03366121

    Childhood is brief in nomadic communities. From an early age,Turkana girls help their mothers with the household chores and look after their younger brothers and sisters during the day. The baby has wooden charms round her neck to ward off evil spirits.

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  • 862-03365986

    A young Laikipiak Maasai girl.

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  • 700-08171540

    Close-up portrait of woman wearing beaded necklaces, Karo Tribe, Turmi, Ethiopia, Africa

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  • 649-06433217

    Smiling Maasai woman wearing jewelry

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  • 862-03355143

    A Maasai woman wearing a very fine beaded necklace. The predominant white colour of her glass beadwork marks her as a Kisingo Maasai,the largest clan group of her tribe living either side of the Kenya-Tanzania border.

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  • 856-06110822

    Breasts covered in beaded necklaces.

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  • 862-03366495

    A Turkana woman,typically wearing many layers of bead necklaces and a series of hooped earrings with an pair of leaf-shaped earrrings at the front,sits in the entrance to her hut.

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  • 856-06303157

    Calabash

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