Silver PNG Sepik Mask Ring

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This ring has been made from sterling Silver and is inspired by the Sepik Masks from Papua New Guinea. The ring has a size of 2cm x 9cm pendant has a size of 4cm x 17mm and comes from the Yuat river in the Sepik province of Papua New Guinea. the mask has beautiful carved detail. The Sepik masks are a traditionally mystical mask that was created to represent the totem spirits. The Papua New Guinean people would hand make the masks out of mud or clay and then decorate them with materials such as shells and grass so that they would represent the spirits. The masks would be worn during ceremonies by the elders so that they could become the spirit teachers.