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Rare Blue Maireener Shell Necklace, Aboriginal Tasmanian Shells

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SKU: 9309



This blue Maireener shell necklace is an incredibly rare find! Painstakingly handcrafted by Aboriginal women on the island of Tasmania, this precious and beautiful Victorian necklace is one to be cherished.

Complete with dozens of dainty shells from shores of Tasmania, the play of colours on each of them are simply magnificent. From deep ocean blues to subtle emerald greens, this antique necklace is sure to make an impact!

Item Details:

ERA: Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: Necklace is 26 & 1/2" or 67cm long.
Shells are each approximately 8mm long x 5mm wide.
Weight: 9.5g.

MATERIALS: Metal, Rare Maireener Shells.

HALLMARKS: Tests as Metal Bolt-ring.


EXCELLENT. This blue Maireener shell necklace is in excellent condition. The shells have remained in tremendously good condition over the years, almost perfect! Necklaces like these do require care when handling, the shells are delicate so the necklace shouldn't be knocked or pulled! The metal clasp works well in ensuring she stays in place, so you can wear her with complete confidence.