This is a Beautiful Kina Shell Necklace from the Melpa Tribe in the Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea. The kina shell is used as Currency throughout Papua New Guinea.
Traded from the coast into the highlands. Kina Shells are used for Brideprice, compensation payments, and displays of wealth. These would be exchanged during festivals. This would be a wonderful addition to your collection or home.
COMES ON STAND 7 3/4 Inches Tall 11 Inches Tall on Stand 9 Inches Wide 23 Inch Necklace Strap AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. The item "Papua New Guinea Necklace Kina Shell Melpa Tribe Currency Kina Shell" is in sale since Monday, May 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.