necklace (neck ornament (personal adornment))

Bead and wire necklace formed of three rows of blue beads threaded onto wire, and joined in one place by a strip of hide. Beads and wire form duka. Worn by women and girls. String of blue, green, red and some yellow beads in 3 necklaces. Made and worn by girls and women, beads and wire from the duka bought for them by their boyfriends and husbands (therefore extremely difficultu to buy) - they wear at least three times as many as this above their bead collars (Cr. 7 and 8), and below MBORROI (Cr. 14) and LKIRIPA LOCGOS (Cr. 103)

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