Each Beaded Snapback has over 800 beads meticulously hand placed to form our trademark APDTA®. Designed by Nation19 the beads and the colors symbolize the cultural connection between all original people and our oneness with natural laws.
In the Americas beads are associated with Native American indigenous people who made beads into patterns that resembled animals, geometric shapes and abstract floral patterns.
The oldest beads found to date were at Blombos Cave, in South Africa and they are dated as being 75,000 years old.
In the South Pacific Kakui nuts and other beads are worn as necklaces by Kings (Chiefs) and other Nobels of high rank.
The significance of beads varies by nation, region and the groups of people who create and use them.