Mizram Carnelian Bead Strand, 22”


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  • Antique Lushai Mizo woman’s carnelian bead necklace, 22”
  • Only one available
  • Barrel shaped carnelian beads, distinct from Naga oval and faceted elliptical carnelian. Turquoise glass beads traditionally complete the strand ends.
  • Much more limited in usage and supply among the Mizos than that of the Nagas. Origin of the carnelian unknown. Circa early 20th century.
  • Collected during the 1980’s with other Naga and Mizo items, when tribal costume was being divested from those areas.