This is fabulous Old Large Clam Shell Armband or Bracelet with Woven Plant Fiber comes from Papua New Guinea. Clam Shell rings or Bracelets are cut with bamboo knives from giant clam shells. These shells are Traded in coastal villages.
These rings are still being cut and used in ceremonies and exchanges. They could also be use for a Brides-Price and worn as wealth status or for bartering.
A wonderful addition to your collection. These items were collected in the field 25 years ago. PAPUA NEW GUINEA CLAM SHELL ARMBAND COMES ON STAND 3" tall 3 1/4" wide 3 1/2 diameter of shells This bracelet shows some age, but in good condition AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE.
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