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Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0242A,B   CAS 1984-0008-0242A,B; Bracelets (2)
Category Jewelry & Metalwork
Object Name Bracelets (2)
Culture Melanesian
Global Region Oceania
Country Solomon Islands
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Shell
Description Narrow band bracelets (2) 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 bracelets are completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Thickness = A,B=0.8, Max Diam = A=7.2; B=7.3