Material: Old Himalayan coral beads, batik bone beads, tribal silver, turquoise and a conch-shell pendant
Country: Tibet and Nagaland (India)
Description: This necklace is balanced with a mixture of ethnic elements - bright Himalayan coral beads and batik bone from Tibet and a beautifully engraved conch shell pendant from Nagaland. The batik bone beads have been inlayed with tribal silver and a spot of turquoise. This delicate work coincides beautifully with the intricate decoration of the conch shell pendant. These conch shell pendants are primarily made by the Nangami Nagas of Khonoma, and are rarely made today.
Dimensions: 19 1/2" L (total length, end to end)
Pendant Dimensions: 3" H x 2 1/4" W
Batik Bone Beads: 1" Circumference