Authenic Ao Naga Wealthy Woman’s Carnelian, Shell and Brass Bell Necklace- Price Upon Request
Authentic Ao Naga Wealthy Woman’s Carnelian, Shell and Brass Bell Necklace. The piece has 5 strands of Carnelian beads 37 brass bells 7 chank shells as the decorative enclosure and is 20 inches long. This is an extremely high status piece worn by only the wealthiest of Ao women who would have the ability to buy or trade for such carnelian beads. Carnelian was mined in Cambay in South Indian and traded to the Nagas hundreds of years ago. Only Ao women wore this shape of beads. Chank slice shells of this size were also distinctive of Ao women’s jewelry pieces.
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