Papua New Guinea Shell Necklace Southern Highlands
This wonderful Cowrie and Nassa Shell Necklace from the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Shells in general were highly valued as traditional wealth by the people The The cut Cowrie and Nassa Shells were used as an ornament during traditional ceremonies, but they were also used as a traditional currency and often used as bridal dowries paid by a young mans family. The shell necklace is a treasured possession. This would be a wonderful addition to your home or collection. Late 20th Century Shows Natural Age and Wear Crack in Bottom Shell in Back 25.5 Inches Long to Shells 22 Inch Long Necklace Shells Cowrie 14 Inches Long 1.5 Inches Wide Bottom Shell 6 Inches Long 3 Inches Wide AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA F149. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US.