Detail of an old New Guinea adornment - still wearable, but 1.66m in length! Also a currency item. http://bit.ly/c0hINU
1533 days ago via site
So, Randy visited me yesterday/the 27th (from Tulsa) and got his dimples pierced! They're SOO cute on him!
1982 days ago via site
This Xhosa necklet comes from South Africa. It's made from many small European glass beads with a large single decorative bead at its terminus. Cat and dog teeth form part of the adornment. This was worn only by brave warriors and leaders.
2019 days ago via site
In Africa, hair has been styled and decorated by men and women for thousands of years according to custom. Once styled, hair can be perfumed, decorated and adorned with pins, combs and beads.
2035 days ago via site
Ear ornament made by the Shipibo-Conibo people of Eastern Peru.
Composed of toucan feathers and iridescent beetle elytra (Euchroma gigantean). It is designed to rattle and reflect the light when the wearer is dancing.
2041 days ago via site
These contemporary earrings from South Africa are made out of ostrich eggshell, a popular material that was once used in making fine body ornaments but today is used in the production of souvenirs and modern jewellery. Purchased by donor in the 1980s.