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MONEY STICK

A highly regarded item in the indigenous communities in West Papua, used as currency exchange to buy land and as bride dowry. The length of the stick and number of shells represents the wealth and prestige of its owner.

 

Made of pieces of broken shells that have been washed ashore in West Papua. Black metal stand included.  

Measurements

H 46 / L 6 cm

Characteristics

Indoor - outdoor (undercover)

Homedecor 

Eco-friendly 

Materials

Pieces of broken shells

Made in Indonesia