PAPUA NECKLACE – CCA342
Dimensions: diameter cm 20 (8″), height with stand cm 32 (12″)
Country of origin: Papua New Guinea
This handcrafted tribal Necklace is a stunning designer item for home decor. Lovingly handcrafted with Cowrie shells that have been embroidered onto a crochet base made out of natural fibre.
Natural seashells have always played a crucial role in ceremonial traditions in Papua. This type of Papua necklace is used during ceremonies. Its round outside shape symbolizes the universe, while the circular hole in the center is a symbol of the opening to eternal life. It is believed that it leads to a happy and protected life.