Decorate with a hint of African

The most inviting interior designs maximize the use of timeless pieces. When exploring African and African-inspired home decor there is no lack of classic, timeless pieces. While browsing Etsy, I came across some wonderful pieces that would certainly add to the aesthetic of many homes.

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For the fear of the Ebola.

Imagine finally making it through the security line. Now all that is left is for you to locate your designated gate. You approach the gate and you see that the plane is already boarding. With your ticket out and ready to be scanned, you pass through the threshold and onto the flimsy bridge. The floor of the bridge reverberates under your every footstep. Just as you enter the airplane and survey the mostly filled seats it dawns on you.

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Cultural Adornment: African Beads

One of my favorite things to bring back with me whenever I travel to Ghana are beads. These beads can come in the form of earrings, necklaces, bracelets and my absolute favorite waist beads. The beads are made of different materials including the traditional powdered glass, painted glass, wood, coral and the more modern plastic beads. I, personally, prefer the traditional looks, however it can be difficult to avoid some of the plastic jewel-like beads. Despite the material of the beads it is hard to resist the allure of these exquisite pieces of jewelry. The waist beads in particular have a way of making a woman feel like a beauty to be reckoned with. They are worn under the clothes, so only the lady wearing them knows that they are there, but the sheer knowledge of their presence can make you feel quite risqué. Take a look at some of these beautiful pieces of jewelry.

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