Silver Sepik Clay Mask Earrings

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Sterling silver mask earrings from the Madang area of Papua New Guinea. These earrings have exquisite shell detail and are 25mm x 24mm. The Sepik masks are  made out of mud and clay and decorated with materials such as shells and grasses so that they may represent different spirits. During ceremonies such as the boyhood to manhood ceremony, the tribal people attach these masks to their dance outfits so they may invoke the spirits.