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Stained Kina Shell Necklace | Southern Highlands, New Guinea | early 20th century

Stained Kina Shell Necklace Southern Highlands, New Guinea early century…

Necklace from Papua New Guinea.  Textile, natural fibre, shells, stone, beads.  ca. Mid 20th century | 390$ ~ sold

Papua New Guinea ca C necklace of textile, natural fibre, shells, stone, and beads.

An unusual shell necklace used in the kula trade ring of the Trobriand Islands. Composed of sponylus shell disks, clam shells and seed pods. Early to mid-20th century.

An unusual shell necklace used in the kula trade ring of the Trobriand Islands. Composed of sponylus shell disks, clam shells and seed pods.

Kina Shell Necklace. Sepik Tribe.  Kinas are rare treasures from Papua New Guinea and a sign of wealth and prosperity. They can be used for bride price, blood feud paybacks and exchange festivals as well as for admissions to men’s clubs and secret societies. They were worn by men and women either alone or in multiples for special celebrations when warriors would wear a kina shell pectoral as the focal point of their dress. Dimensions: 17" in length, Shell: 6" across x .16" in width.

Papua New Guinea - Kina Necklace, Sepik People - Kinas are a sign of wealth and prosperity.

Shellест волн или ожерелья из ракушек

Uganda (unknown group), Necklace, beads/shells/plant fiber, c. Poole / Rose & Fitzgerald - check it out.

Begging bowl, late 19th–early 20th century. Attributed to Central Asia

Begging bowl Late – Early century Attributed to Central Asia Silver, fire gilded with applied silver chain decoration, carnelians and turquoises, and tassels

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