#1 Irian Jaya Tribal Seashell Necklace Shell Body Adornment Ornament Jewelry Asia

$260.00 $199.00

Irian Asmat seashell necklace, decorated with lovely seashells on a macrame of cotton strings background. Excellent condition, new collection. Stand included. Would go well for home/office/boutique store/or simply as gift for your loved ones. Tribes of Indonesia.

 

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Published on:01/06/2019


SKU: NC0201 Category:
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seashell necklace

The Asmat are an ethnic group of New Guinea, residing in the Papua province of Indonesia. The Asmat inhabit a region on the island’s southwestern coast bordering the Arafura Sea, with lands totaling approximately 18,000 km² (7,336 mi²) and consisting of mangrove, tidal swamp, freshwater swamp, and lowland rainforest.

The land of Asmat is located both within and adjacent to Lorentz National Park and World Heritage Site, the largest protected area in the Asia-Pacific region. The total Asmat population is estimated to be around 70,000 as of 2004. The term “Asmat” is used to refer both to the people and the region they inhabit.

The Asmat have one of the most well-known wood carving traditions in the Pacific, and their art is sought by collectors worldwide.

Height(with stand): 44 cm / 17.3 inches

Necklace only(H x W): 26 x 26 cm / 10.2 x 10.2 inches

Weight: 0.7 kg / 1.5 lb
After packing: 2 kg / 4.4 lb

Shipping by Aramex courier.
Combine shipping of 30% discount will be given on shipping of the next item. Only when combining shipment.
Therefore, shipping delivery and handling duration 8 to 10 working days

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