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Bontoc Mother of Pearl Shell Necklace "Boboaya, Boaya, Fuyay-ya"

Circa 1940's Bontoc Headhunter Necklace locally known as Boboaya, Boaya, Fuyay-ya made from mother of pearl shell cut in the form of teeth. similar ornament can be found on Roberto Maramba's book (back jacket) form and splendor and David Howard website. (approx length is 15 inches, shaped like teeth shells measures about 3.8 inches long including the wood where it was attached). Very rare and adorable primitive ornament!


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