These sterling silver bilum earrings come from Papua New Guinea. As they hang from shepherd hooks they measure at a length of 12mm and have a width of 10mm. The Bilum is a traditional hang woven bag that comes from Papua New Guinea. These bags are beautiful as they are woven from fibres or wool and are often gorgeously coloured. Although you might take these wonderful bags for granted as just another bag for many Papua New Guinean women these bags allow them a livelihood as they we've these bags to earn money.