box (adornment container); lid (containers)

Box with a detachable lid made of wood and decorated with string and beads. The box is formed of a cylinder of wood that has a shallow cavity outside. The outside is covered in beads strung on string. The beads are white, pink and green. The lid is formed of a cone of wood with a shallow recess. The lid is covered in beads strung on string. The beads are white, green, pink and yellow and there is a faux pearl on the tip of the lid.

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