This is an amazing and fabulous Old Flying Fox (Fruit Bat) Teeth Necklace from the Boiken people from the Prince Alexander Mountains, Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea.
The flying fox (blakbokis or fruit bat) necklace is from the grass country between Wewak and the Sepik River. A gap is cut in the tree line along a ridge to make a shortcut for the bats as they return from their nightly fruit foraging. After a few nights, a net is hung between the trees to trap them. The bats are eaten and their delicate teeth are saved for necklaces and strung with alternating trade store beads for color. This would be unique in your home or collection.
COMES ON STAND
Shows age, but overall in good condition.
8.5 Inches on Stand
8 Inches Wide
AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. WE CAN PROVIDE REFERENCES FOR ALL ARTIFACTS THAT WE SELL, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTATION TOWARD THEIR AUTHENTICITY. FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE WILL BE PROVIDED FOR DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA.LOCT 2018 #A12
WE OFFER LAYAWAY OPTIONS PLEASE CONTACT US
Customs and import taxes
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 1 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS A 30% RESTOCKING FEE ON RETURNS No exceptions!
Returns are welcome after 3 days, please contact me upon arrival of package, and shipped within 7 days. They must be returned in the same condition that they were purchased in. Shipping is the responsibility of you the buyer. A full refund will be given when the arrives in the same condition as purchased. All international orders will not be refunded if lost, unless the buyer has purchased a signature and or insurance. We assume all responsibility on lost items sold within the United States.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS A 30% RESTOCKING FEE ON RETURNS