necklace (neck ornament (personal adornment))

Bead necklace formed of textile band with rows of blue and white beads, with an edging made of black, red and white beads. A button is also attached to the band. Four strips of beads hang from the textile band. Each strip has a blue background, and a white and black diamond pattern down the centre of each one. There is fringing at the bottom of each strip, made of black, red and white beads.

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