Shell ( xancus pyrum), Naga, India A beautiful old specimen of bracelet Naga (North East India) : in Naga tribes ornaments and jewels have always been important for determining the place of the wearer in the social scale ...this kind of bracelet for women is also found in Ladakh and Tibet ... Weight:108gr Width/Inside diameter:1,57 inch diameter:Int : 2,36 inch

Shell ( xancus pyrum), Naga, India A beautiful old specimen of bracelet Naga (North East India) : in Naga tribes ornaments and jewels have always been important for determining the place of the wearer in the social scale ...this kind of bracelet for women is also found in Ladakh and Tibet ... Weight:108gr Width/Inside diameter:1,57 inch diameter:Int : 2,36 inch

Bracelet worn by Iban men from Sarawak state | Carved from a giant clam shell ~  Tridacna gigas

Bracelet worn by Iban men from Sarawak state | Carved from a giant clam shell ~ Tridacna gigas

Two sculptural conus shell bracelets are from Sarawak, North Borneo. | The tribal people of the Indonesian Archipelago believed that any closed circle provided a protective barrier against hostile forces, making these bracelets much more than mere adornment. | Early 20th century

Two sculptural conus shell bracelets are from Sarawak, North Borneo. | The tribal people of the Indonesian Archipelago believed that any closed circle provided a protective barrier against hostile forces, making these bracelets much more than mere adornment. | Early 20th century

virtual-artifacts: “ Decorated shell bracelet from Nagaland India, 1st half of the 20th century Bracelet gotten by a longitudinal part of a shell decorated with thin spiral-shaped incisions. The...

virtual-artifacts: “ Decorated shell bracelet from Nagaland India, 1st half of the 20th century Bracelet gotten by a longitudinal part of a shell decorated with thin spiral-shaped incisions. The...

Shell Currency Bracelet. Hand woven bracelet made of Mother of Pearl and Nassa shell. Shell currency is no longer used in Papua New Guinea but the heritage is still present in local customs. They have a high monetary value and proclaim the chiefs’ economic power. Shell currency jewelry such as these are also used as bride price in wedding ceremonies. See more at londoncoin.com

Shell Currency Bracelet. Hand woven bracelet made of Mother of Pearl and Nassa shell. Shell currency is no longer used in Papua New Guinea but the heritage is still present in local customs. They have a high monetary value and proclaim the chiefs’ economic power. Shell currency jewelry such as these are also used as bride price in wedding ceremonies. See more at londoncoin.com

Naga Tattooed Shell Bracelet, Tibetan

Naga Tattooed Shell Bracelet, Tibetan

India | Antique Ao tribe necklace from Nagaland | Conch shell, glass beads and fiber | ca. Mid 20th century

India | Antique Ao tribe necklace from Nagaland | Conch shell, glass beads and fiber | ca. Mid 20th century

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