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JASM/N001
Naga
Northeast India
Torque necklace
Brass
7 in. across, 6 in. from back to front, opening 3 in.
Very good
$250.
Classic form of the distinctive warrior's torque worn by warriors in Naga society. Created by the lostwax technique in brass, featuring two head shaped protrusions and nine spiral discs. Holes have been created at each end so that additional ornamentation may be added, such as tassels, or strands of beads.