West Papua Ornamental Necklace
Grey Feathers, Shells & Beads
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 beautiful tribal necklace was handmade in West Papua, using a combination of natural and forged materials – cowries shells, grey feathers, silver metal and acrylic beads. Secured with cotton fibre on a bamboo/wicker frame.
Black metal stand included. Can also be wall mounted.
Dimensions (with stand): 48cm high x 49cm wide
Dimensions (without stand): 36cm high x 49cm wide