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The ilekes or necklaces is one of the first ceremonies that a follower should receive. This ceremony, along with the idde and ileke of Orunla, constitute the first step in the religion. The ceremony is one of the simplest and shortest since it only takes one hour. The only thing necessary is a change of clothes, one set that is worn before the ceremony and another change of clothes, all white, that is worn during and after the ceremony. The ceremony is done in a room and never implicates nudity since the change of clothes is done after a bath that is taken before actually doing the ceremony. The necklaces received in this ceremony are: Eleggua (red and black), Obatala (white), Ochum (yellow and honey), Yemaya (blue and transparent), and Chango (red and white).