Taquile Island - A photo of grandfather and grandson. The grandfather wears a hat that is all red – that signifies that he is married. The grandson wears a hat that is red and white – that signifies that he is single. A couple that is considering getting married lives together for two years before they wed. On Taquile island there is no such thing as divorce.
Kautokeino, Norway. The decoration at the hem, front and back, of the kirtle (tunic) consumes hundreds of meters of ribbon. The round silver buttons on his belt tells us that this man is unmarried.
Not a model! Portraits of people from Northern Kenya taken by John Kenny
Eritrea, Sudan and Yemen | Cuff bracelet from the Rashaida nomads | ca. 1970s or earlier
Kuchi Hair Clip-Antique Clip-Kuchi Jewellery by JewelsofNomads
Hands of a Samburu Tribeswoman, Kenya. The Samburu are semi-nomadic pastoralists who herd mainly cattle but also keep sheep, goats and camels.