Our waistbeads are handmade by Ghanaian women in Kumasi, Ghana. By purchasing our waistbeads you support local business and female black ownership. You are embracing ancestral wisdom and divine femininity. Waistbeads are traditionally worn on the waist/hips by women of African descent.
Maame means ‘mother in Twi, which has its origins in Ghana, Africa. The word is used by many to call someone who is as a mother or as a sister to you. By Maame gives you a sense of home, where you give in to selfcare. By Maame makes you feel warm, for an everlasting summer feel. By Maame sees you and celebrates you. We come by every season, like an old African tradition.
By Maame aims to provide goods from the motherland for everyone. Most of our goods, like our waistbeads, are handmade by Ghanaian women in Kumasi, Ghana. By purchasing our waistbeads you support local business and female black ownership. We try to provide the story behind our goods, so you can make them your own.
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