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Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0022   CAS 1984-0008-0022; Bracelet
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelet
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
Other Geographic Data Island: Choiseul, Vella Lavella Islands
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell (Tridacna sp.)
Description Narrow band bracelet made by removing the entire upper portion from a bivalve shell and grinding and polishing the cut edges very smooth; Except for being polished, the bracelet is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = 0.9, Max Diam = 9.0