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Aadya Bazaar

Large Pangalapang Ifugao Shell And Rattan Tribal Necklace, Philipines

$0.00 $237.99

Aadya Bazaar

Large Pangalapang Ifugao Shell And Rattan Tribal Necklace, Philipines

$0.00 $237.99

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A stunning piece! This necklace is called a Pangalapang and was made by an Ifugao artisan in the Philippines. Seven pieces of mother of pearl are cut shaped, etched and drilled then fastened to a band of woven fine split rattan. Pieces of mother of pearl this large are rare and a great deal of skill is required to polish, cut and drill them. These necklaces therefore are worn by the elite of Ifugao as status symbols.

What an incredible effect, not like anything else I've ever seen, both impressive and beautiful.

The total hang is 13 inches. Each shell ornament is 3" long.

This piece is vintage of unknown age. The condition is excellent.

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A portion of each sale goes to support women’s craft collectives, microfinance projects in India, Africa and Afghanistan that we hand-pick and Carbon Fund to offset our carbon footprint.

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