This is a wonderful Woven Conus Shell, Boars Tusk and Bell Magic Currency Necklace from the Savi People of the Kaminabit Village, Papua New Guinea. This Necklace is constructed from bush materials and worn as an adornment, traded or used as a brides price, status or a wealth object. The Necklace just slips over the neck. This type of Necklace would be worn by a senior society member. These ornaments are all individually made by and for the specific men and worn and traded with pride.
Today they are still very valuable and priced ornaments by the tribal men. This would be a wonderful addition to your collection. Mid-20th Century 25 Inches Total Length 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 Top Shell 4 x 3.5 Middle Shell 4 x 3.5 Boars Tusks Width 1 3/4 x 2 Bell Inside Boars Tusks AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
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