Symbol of love
A few men purchase the waist beads for their special woman according to them, it’s a turn on.
Ceremonies and festivals
During traditional marriage rites, the brides wear more waist beads to accentuate her features.
It is also believed that seeing a woman’s waist beads is the same as seeing her nakedness.
Although there is no scientific evidence to back it up, some women adorn ‘special’ waist beads to either prevent or induce pregnancy. Some are worn to provide protection for the mother and growing baby.
Some women wear waist beads to keep track of their weight. Due to the fact that waist beads don’t stretch, you can use it to gauge the size of your waist. When you gain weight, the beads will sit higher on the waist or feel tight. And if you were to lose weight, the beads will feel loose and fall further down to the hips.
Although waist beads are frowned upon by some people who deem it as fetish, it is fast becoming a trend.