hair ornament

Wooden hair ornament comprising a cone-shaped piece of olive (lopien) wood, cut by elders, covered with beads threaded on cow's neck ligament (mpito) and wound around the cone by girls. These hair ornaments are given by girls to their boyfriends (morans) to wear in the end of his long hair. The spike is stuck into the end of his hair and bound on with thread of any kind.

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