English
Skip to main content

Your Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Click here to continue shopping.

Njano sunny cord

Njano Sunnycord handmade in Kenya with yellow glass beads, attached to sunglasses.
Model wearing Njano Sunnycord, attached to her sunglasses.
Maasai woman holding up her handmade Maua Sunnycord in Kenya.
Woman working on her handmade Maua Sunnycord in Kenya.

By buying one of the Sunnycords® of the Karibu collection you are supporting Maasai communities in Kenya. Salomne is a Maasai lady and has hand beaded your Sunnycord® according to age old Maasai tradition. Beaded jewelry is worn by men and women for beauty but also to signify social status.

Beading is something men don’t do in Maasai tradition, so with your purchase you are directly empowering the Maasai women in Kenya!

In Maasai tradition beaded jewelry is worn for beauty but also to signify social status.

The colors that are used are symbolic and have important meanings understood by the tribe.

The Njano Sunnycord is made of yellow glass beads. Yellow symbolizes hospitality. The animal skins on visitors beds are yellow. Njano means hospitality in Swahili. 

Njano Sunnycord handmade in Kenya with yellow glass beads, attached to sunglasses.
Model wearing Njano Sunnycord, attached to her sunglasses.
Maasai woman holding up her handmade Maua Sunnycord in Kenya.
Woman working on her handmade Maua Sunnycord in Kenya.