Toma, also known as waist beads are often worn on the waist for centuries by African women. They aren’t just beautiful on their bodies, but also have a purpose. Toma’s enhance fertility and childbearing, the beads are also believed to evoke female sensuality. They help with weight control & keep a feminine shape while training the stomach. These Toma where handmade in Kumasi, Ghana. They come in different sizes, beads and colors. Because we women also come is different beautiful sizes, a little DIY is required to get the right measurement for your particular waist size. Please keep in mind that the maximum length of the Toma is 110 cm. Take some beads out to adjust to your waist.