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20 Tier 1-Black ground

Traditional Treasures

West Papua Ornamental Necklace

20 Row Cowrie Shells



Jewellery in the Pacific Islands has traditionally been worn during tribal festivals and ceremonial events to display wealth, communicate social status, serve as physical and symbolic protection and of course, to ensure the wearer looked their best!

This exquisite ornamental tribal necklace was handmade in West Papua, using all natural materials – made up of 20 rows of cowrie shells and secured with natural cotton fibre on a bamboo/wicker frame.

Black metal stand included. Can also be wall mounted.

Dimensions (with stand): 48cm high x 41cm wide

Dimensions (without stand): 41cm high x 41cm wide

Purchase West Papua Ornamental Necklace $360.00