Hawaiian Necklace Kukui Nut Lei Beads.
Absolutely beautiful Kukui Nut Lei Beads Necklace.
Rich deep dark brown beads hand strung and knotted between each bead. Brown satin ribbon ties at back of neck.
The Lei: Dark brown Kukui nut lei with ribbon tie–to wear as a lei or a necklace, or to drape artfully over your lamps and mirrors! This is a traditional style lei, often worn at weddings and during dance performances–and worn by both men and women.
The Story: Locals here in Hawaii often add money to these leis, perfect for gift giving, especially to graduates! The origin of the Hawaiian lei goes way back to the early Polynesian settlers from Tahiti. These settlers made leis from flowers, shells, seeds, feathers, leaves, bone and teeth and were worn for several different purposes today, leis are given as gifts for many special occasions. Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and graduations are celebrations that often include a special lei in Hawaii. Leis are a great Hawaiian tradition symbolizing honor, affection and peace. Locals here in Hawaii often add money to these kukui nut leis, perfect for gift giving, especially to graduates!
32″ Total length.