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Feather adornment

RAMM has no information about this particular item and would welcome advice from Native North Americans as to its identification and how to appropriately care for this item beyond the...

Ulumate (sacred item for mourning)

Ulumate Tabu By Daren Kamali Ulu: head Mate: dead Tabu: sacred Ulumate Tabu Ancient sacred traditions of Fiji Cutting of hair was celebrated in times of mourning In Fijian tradition The Ulu is Tabu area The...

Necklace

Copper alloy necklace consisting of s-twist chain links and jinglers. Copper and brass were enjoyed by blacksmiths and traders because of their malleability and bright colours....

Dance armlet

An armlet decorated with glass beads. A white background with triangles which might be a modern representation of conus shells....

Earrings

These modern earrings are made out of ostrich egg shell, a popular material that was once used in making fine body ornaments. Today it is often used in the production...

Collar necklace

Trade and the exchange of goods remains integral to African peoples. Trade with Britain in the 19th century led to the import of millions of European-made glass beads. These were...

Armlet

When the old coinage ceased to be legal currency the various nations were left with large amounts of them and converted them into adornment accessories such as these armlets. They...

Ear ornament

This ear ornament is made of a short copper chain with a single large old blue handmade Venetian glass bead. Designed to copy Maasai adornment. This item is said to...

Ear ornament

Made by the Kikuyu. This ear ornament is made of a short copper chain with a single large blue handmade glass bead. Designed to copy Maasai adornment....