Oceanic Art - Papua New Guinea Art - Adornments and Utensils from Sepik River Region of Papua New Guinea.
Reserved Shell Papua New Guinea Shell Tridacna Money Stick Handmade Natural Shells Brides Gift Currency Trading Stick Money Status
Papua New Guinea Shell Money Stick by WorldofBacara on Etsy $3,000.00
Shell Currency Bracelet. Hand woven bracelet made of Mother of Pearl and Nassa shell. Shell currency is no longer used in Papua New Guinea but the heritage is still present in local customs. They have a high monetary value and proclaim the chiefs’ economic power. Shell currency jewelry such as these are also used as bride price in wedding ceremonies. See more at londoncoin.com
Papua New Guinea | Necklace ~20/30 years old ~ from the Sepik River Region. Dog teeth, pig tusks, shells and vegetable fibers | 3300 CZK
Ancient Neolithic Shells from Senegal | beyul
Papua New Guinea ~ East Sepik province | A dramatic boar’s tusk pectoral from the Kapriman people | Rows of pigs and dogs teeth are attached to a central braided vegetable fiber cord that has been decorated with cowrie shells | Early 20th century ~ collected in 1934/36 from Kambaramba village.
old basket pot
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.