An old Sepik status belt made of 37 old hand ground tribal money shells (JAA)

This belt is as much a status piece as a store of wealth, since it is wearable. It consists of 32 shell disks, each laboriously ground down from the bottom of a conus shell and joined on a hand rolled string. Length og sjell discs 63 cm / 25 inches, diameters of discs 3 5 cm / 1 - 2 inches.

Price: 650.00 AUD
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