Queen Aminatu

Queen Aminatu or Queen Amina was the eldest daughter of Queen Bakwa Turunku, the founder of the Zazzau Kingdom. This African kingdom was located in the region now known as Kaduna State in the north-central region of Nigeria. Known as a great military strategist, the cavalry-trained Queen Aminatu fought many wars that expanded this southern-most Hausa kingdom. She is a legend and warrior Queen of the Hausa people.

Queen Aminatu

  • Product Info

    These beads are medium measuring approximately 10-11 beads per 1 inch. Each strand is as long as 42 inches allowing the customer to adjust the beads and tie them on according to her waist measurement.


    *Please note that the price listed above is for one strand of waist beads. Photo depicts multiple strands solely for photographic purposes.

  • How to Wear

    To secure your waist beads, tie them around your waist, remove excess beads and knot them twice. 


    If you are planning to lose weight, tie them higher on your waist than you desire them to be (as you lose weight the beads will lower). In reverse, if you wish to gain weight, tie them lower than you desire them to be (as you gain weight the beads will rise).


    *Beads can be worn while swimming, bathing etc.*