AFRICA FACTS

African Jewelry For Men

Maasai man wearing necklace
Maasai man with necklace

Introduction

Throughout history and in modern times African jewelry has not just been made for women but also for men. There are many stores and online sites that offer mens African inspired jewelry for sale. These stores offer stunning bracelets, necklaces, pendants and other types of jewelry which make great gifts. Todays African and Afrocentric jewelry for men has a modern and masculine design while keeping with the traditions and symbolism of tribal Africa. These pieces are usually not flamboyant but rather subtle and masculine. African and African inspired jewelry is worn by men for many reasons including style, to symbolize important things in their life, to display power, and to attract women.

Materials Used for African Jewelry For Men

The materials used to make modern day mens African jewelry may be traditional tribal materials such as wood, stone, animal teeth, animal bone, animal hair, and leather. Other non-traditional tribal materials such as glass, gold, silver, and plastic may also be used. Although it should be noted, gold and silver has been used for centuries in some tribes.

Examples of Tribal African Jewelry For Men

Below is a list of interesting Africa facts pertaining to tribal African men wearing jewelry

Conclusion - African Jewelry For Men

As mentioned above, in regards to African jewelry, men may wear traditional tribal pieces or jewelry that is African-inspired with a more modern design. African- inspired jewelry is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world and it is not uncommon to see men wearing these types of necklaces, bracelets, and pendants in some of the more fashionable cities in the world such as New York, Los Angeles, and London.