Waist Beads

Waist Beads


Waist beads are a traditional African accessory that consist of small beads on a string or wire worn around the waist. They are a symbol of femininity, fertility, sensuality, and spiritual well-being. Many women around the world use waist beads in intimate settings to enhance their sensuality. Waist beads can help a person become more aware of their stomach and posture; commonly used to gauge changes in weight. Many also wear waist beads as just accessories.

  • How to measure your waist

    Please do not use your clothing sizes as your waist size for the waist beads. Use measuring tape for a more precise size, measure your bare skin where you would like the beads to fall (please not too tight nor too loose). Measure a little lower if you would like your beads to fall below your belly botton.

    If you’ve never worn waist beads before, measure right below your belly button.

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Each item is individually handmade. Due to each item being individually crafted, variances may occur from piece to piece.



All item sales are final and returns and exchanges are not available unless there is a deformity in the product upon arrival. If your product is damaged upon arrival, please contact me within 7 days. I will happily provide refunds or exchanges within 30 days of purchase. Please return all original packaging with the item(s). All shipping costs for doing so, including that of the unwanted item and that of the new item(s), are the responsibility of the customer.



All Beads by Sherlie items are for accessory use only. As the maker and designer, I assume no liability. The use of the products is the complete and total responsibility of the customer/user.