Traditional Beaded Yoruba Chair
Traditional Yoruba Beaded Chair – currently, one left in stock in this particular pattern
(Yoruba chairs are priced individually)
An authentic traditional Yorubaland beaded chair from West Africa, often sourced in Nigeria.
Historically, these chairs were traditionally created as thrones for Yoruba kings and queens. The intricate beadwork patterns signified many aspects of their spiritual life, including the past, the future, and respect for the ancestors.
Here are a couple of examples of the Yoruba beading styles & colour combinations that we have previously stocked. Each chair’s beading design tells a unique story in the Yoruba tradition: