Register reads “Two bangles. Made from giant clam shell money. Formally presented in 1967 as a parting gift, “Kesa”.” Kesa is the name of money cylinders of clamshell, characteristic of Choiseul, and quite different from these coneshell rings which are characteristic of rings worn on the arm in western Solomons.
|Full Name||coneshell bangle|
|Common Name||arm ring|
|Production country||Solomon Islands|
|Material||giant clam shell|
|Collection class||Personal ornament|
|Production year low||1950|
|Production year high||1967|