Our stunning Tribal Shell and Feather Necklace is hand made using traditional practices by local Papuan artisans. Using intricate stitching techniques, 2 strands of pearly white ciput shells and stunning black feathers are sewn onto the woven rope base.
Earrings Place of origin: London, England (made) Date: ca. 1870 (made) Artist/Maker: Carlo Giuliano, born 1826 - died 1895 (maker) Materials and Techniques: Gold Credit Line: Given by Carlo and Arthur Giuliano
The attire of a Tuareg woman of the African Sahara consists of a large rectangular piece of fabric. The fabric, also known as Mellhafa is held in place in the billowing winds of the Sahara by a very particular and unique piece of jewellery.