This pendant necklace is inspired by the traditional art of the Sepik River tribes of Papua New Guinea. It is a unique piece of art that speaks of the Sepik people's ancient culture and is made from 18 carat yellow gold. The pendant its shaped as the flute mask from the Ramu River (East Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea). Flute masks were used as ornaments for sacred flutes, which were important instruments in ceremonies. The pendant follows the wooden mask designs of the area. The long nose depicts powerful spirits and the entire face is fits into the long nose. Made in Papua New Guinea.