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