Asia: Ethnology:
Necklaces and Beads, Naga/Chin
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Note for all necklaces:

Because each necklace is an hand made single item, small deviations to the illustration are possible at delivery. All necklaces are pulled up originally.

Delivery only as long as the stock lasts.

Age of Necklaces:

60-90 years, Some beads and pendants are several one hundred years old, because they were used sometimes over generations.

ASIA:

Naga necklace with a bell made of cast brass. Single-sidedly on the bell there is a picture of a bat or flying fox. The cylindrical beads are from fossil wood/bone, the small coloured beads are from glass.

Length of necklace: approx. 560 mm

Dimensions of the bell: (HxBxT) 28x47x17 mm

Total weight: 38 g

€ 245.-
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ASIA:

Naga necklace with naked woman from cast brass. The cylindrical beads are of fossil wood which are adapted to the etched Pumtek beads. The coloured beads are from glass. At the end are two long brass spirals of approx. 42 mm length each.

Length of necklace: approx. 440 mm

Dimensions of the figure: (HxBxT) approx. 68x30x16 mm

Total weight: 108 g

€ 270.-
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ASIA:

Naga necklace with pendant made of cast bronze. The pendant shows a bat or flying fox. The beads are made of fossil wood or bone, The 4 red beads are made of synthetic material, between this there are 4 brass spirals of approx. 12-15 mm length.

Length of necklace: approx. 620 mm

Dimensions of the pendant: (HxBxT) approx. 33x56x13 mm

Total weight: 42 g

€ 225.-
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ASIA:

Naga necklace with 5 brass cast pendants, approx. 16-17th century A.D. and older. The deep blue and slightly translucent beads are presuming older and are probable from China. The brass cast pendants were produced by the Naga and can go back until prehistoric times.

Diameter of pendants: 13 bis 27 mm

Length of necklace:

approx. 640/700 mm

Total weight: approx. 75 g

€ 95.-
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ASIA:

Naga necklace with pendant made of cast bronze, showing a bird. The beads are made of fossil wood or bone, The 4 red beads are made of synthetic material, between this there are 4 brass spirals of approx. 12-15 mm length.

Length of necklace: approx. 600 mm

Dimensions of the pendant: (HxBxT) approx. 36x47x12 mm

Total weight: 37 g

€ 245.-
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ASIA:

Naga/Chin necklace with bronze rings (perhaps also silver of bad quality) and animal teeth. The bronze rings are separeted from each other by small red pipes and yellow slices made of glass. The middle pendant is a human? tooth.

Length of necklace: approx. 640/760 mm

Length of teeth: 36-40 mm, middle tooth (A) 21 mm

Weight: 70 g

€ 275.-
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ASIA:

Necklace made of etched Pumtek beads, approx. 16-17th century A.D. and older. The beads consisting of fossil palm wood. The necklaces are worn by the Lakher tribes, which are living in the southern Mizoram area until Burma. They had commercial relations with the Naga tribes.

Length of necklace: approx. 660/880 mm

Dimensions of cylindrical beads:

29-32x6,5-8 mm

Total weight: 109 g

€ 195.-
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ASIA:

Single Pumtek beads

€ 7,50 each piece
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ASIA:

Naga-Chin necklace from bronze rings and 6 little bronze bells (perhaps also silver of bad quality), approx.17-18th century A.D. and older.

Length of necklace: 560/660 mm

Weight: 74 g

Bell diameter: 10-12 mm

€ 140.-
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ASIA:

Naga necklace with pendant made of cast bronze, showing a human head. The beads are made of fossil wood or bone, The 4 red beads are made of synthetic material, between this there are 4 brass spirals of approx. 12-15 mm length.

Length of necklace: approx. 600 mm

Dimensions of the pendant: (HxBxT) approx. 38x26x14 mm

Total weight: 37 g

€ 245.-
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ASIA:

Naga necklace from fossil wood or bone beads. Length of cylindrical beads, going off from 19-35 mm.

Length of necklace: 740/900 mm

Weight: approx. 113 g

€ 198.-
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ASIA:

Naga necklace made of reddish, olive shaped carnelian/agate beads. These were traded by the Naga from surrounding tribes. These beads are originated from India, presumable from Cambay and are approx. 150 to 200 years old (or older). These beads were regarded as prosperity indicator and means of payment by the Naga.

Dimension of single bead: approx. 12-16 mm.

Length of necklace: 580/700 mm.

Weight of necklace: 94 g

sold
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ASIA:

Naga necklace made of brown, olive shaped carnelian/agate beads. These were traded by the Naga from surrounding tribes. These beads are originated from India, presumable from Cambay and are approx. 250 to 300 years old (or older). These beads were regarded as prosperity indicator and means of payment by the Naga.

Dimension of single bead: 14-16 mm

Length of necklace: 520/700 mm

Weight of necklace: 75 g

€ 225.-
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ASIA:

Naga "Collier", consisting of 5 ropes with fossil wood or bone beads. The 5 ropes are fixed on the right and on the left into 2 cockles.

Length of the single ropes: approx. 660 mm

Length of cylindrical single bead: 21-40 mm

Diameter of the cockle: approx. 41 mm.

Total weight: approx. 388 g

€ 475.-
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ASIA:

Naga "Collier", consisting of 7 ropes with small fossil wood or bone beads and additional very old Pumtek beads.

Between this there are different shells like stone oysters, olive shells and cockles. The 7 ropes are fixed on the right and on the left into 2 cockles.

Length of the single ropes: approx. 540 mm

Length of cylindrical single bead: 10-13 mm

Diameter of the cockle: approx. 41 mm.

Total weight: approx. 290 g

€ 825.-

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