Kap kap

Breast ornament consisting of a ground disc of tridacna shell, pierced at the centre and strung with a single loop of shell currency beads which are white interspersed in two places with coconut shell spacers.

Tema pendant of clamshell, for the neck.Clamshell disks of this type, generally known as tema, centrally pierced, were worn by men in Santa Cruz, see Koch 1971:114-117.

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