This set of beads belongs to a tribe from the region bordering Arunachal and Nagaland. Arunachali Tribal heirloom Jewelry.
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
The beads are made of rare conch shell inners, while the connecting place holders are made of bone. making the piece heavy.
Such pieces are no longer made.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user.Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections.Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.
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