Native Crafts NA01


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Chaquira Beaded Collar

Definition: beaded collar, collares chaquira in Spanish, or beaded necklace.  These traditional chaquiras, worn by both men and women of the Ngöbe-Buglé (Guaymí) tribe, are so elaborate that they are worthy of framing as a celebrated art object. They are made with glass trade beads and are highly prized by this indigenous group. Framed.

  • Tribe: Ngobe (Guayami)
  • Location: Southern Costa Rica
  • Size: 16.5″ x 18″, or  42cm x 46cm

Additional information

Weight 2.3 kg