Weight 170 gr
Length 49 cm / 19,29 in
This type of necklace is typical from Naga tribes of the North-East of India where the shells are adored aswell other natural materials preferably coloured and which say some on the social status of the wearer… Any man before the marriage must expose a head trophy to the center of the village before joining the house of the men. At this time, this man will receive torque out of bronze moulded with a first head… the number of heads will increase according to the heads of the captured enemies! This necklace had to belong to a young man at the very start of his warlike exploits. On this necklace, the pearls of ceramics are imitating the famous agate beads "Dzi" from Tibet. Adjustable cord ...