necklace (neck ornament (personal adornment)); bracelets (arm ornaments); personal adornment

Shell necklace and three bracelets. All four pieces are made of iridescent shells strung with small beads. Each piece has a metal clasp. There is a bag of beads and shells and another clasp which may have broken off of a further piece, or are perhaps broken pieces of the necklace and three bracelets.

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