Ethiopian Daasanach Tribe Turns Trash Into Creative Jewellery

The Daasanach tribe from Ethiopia’s Omo Valley has figured out a productive and eco-friendly way to use garbage. They make astonishingly beautiful head-ware from scavenged bottle caps, broken watches, and bits of silver mesh.

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Children get to wear essential wigs despite their gender while the oldest women wear the heaviest ones. Men only wear bottle-caps wigs till they get espoused. In the later stages of their lives, they’re treated with more simple headpieces.

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A French photographer Eric Lafforgue, who has spent many years investigating the customs of this tribe, presents us with some marvelous shots of these people showing their hand-made accessories.

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