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Huge Old Naga Tribal Jewelry Yak Tooth Necklace - Collectible

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Price: $575.00
Item Number: Tib-888-Nk
Enormous Yak Tooth Naga Ceremonial Necklace

This huge Old Necklace from Nagaland was handcrafted in the 1930's of Yak Teeth to be worn at Tribal Ceremonial events. Teeth and bone are the hallmarks of Old Naga jewelry, and this necklace is an excellent Collectible example. 

The real leather backing and neckstrands have been recently replaced by Naga artisans. Great collectible Old Naga Tribal Jewelry.

About Nagaland: Nagaland is a remote mountainous region located in the farthest reaches of North-Eastern India bordering Myanmar (old Burma). It is one of the few areas in the world where indigenous tribal groups and customs remain intact. 

Historically, the Naga were described as warriors and prolific headhunters, although these practices have long since ended. Today the Naga welcome visitors with song, dance, and unparalleled hospitality. 

Measurements: (1 inch = 2.54 cm)
    Size = 10 inches long x 17 inches wide
    Weight = 67.5 oz (4 pounds + 3.5 oz = very heavy)
    Material = Yak teeth; Leather; Glass beads; Twine; Button clasp

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