Beautiful handcrafted Bone Naga Head worn as a trophy badge in the olden days by the erstwhile headhunter group.
This piece is strung with trade beads that were valuable as they were used for trade.í«í_
Includes some complex sophisticated beads with two colors.
Also has some rare Naga tiger bells.
Every element in this heirloom necklace - the head piece, the beads and the thread all have significant age.
Estimated to be from the early 1900s
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.