• Shell money armband

    White shell bead background with black and pink-red shell beads forming seven diamond-shaped designs on the ends and in the middle, has braided string fringe. Shell money armband. British Solomon Isla…

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  • Shell money drill without stabilizing disc

    Wooden drill. String wrapped handle. Used for drilling holes in shell money. Wooden drill. String wrapped handle. Used for drilling holes in shell money. (One of three)

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  • Shell money armband

    White shell bead background with black and pink-red shell beads forming five diamond-shaped designs on the ends and in the middle, has braided string fringe. Shell money armband. British Solomon Islan…

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  • Shell money drill stabilizing nib

    Wooden drill. String wrapped for drilling holes in shell money. Wooden drill. String wrapped for drilling holes in shell money. (One of 3)

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  • Faceted hammerstone

    Dark stone flattened on one end. Hammer stone.

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  • Carved Coconut Shell Bowls

    Coconut bowl, carved with design on bottom. Half a coconut shell. One of three from Lau Lassi Village.

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  • Shell money drill with stabilizing disc

    Wooden drill. String wrapped handle. Used for drilling holes in shell money. Wooden drill. String wrapped handle. Used for drilling holes in shell money. (One of three)

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  • Cowrie Shell Belt

    Shell money belt. White with design in salmon colored and dark brown, all cowrie shell beads, braided ties on each end.

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  • Lau Lassi Village Necklace

    White with dark brown cowrie beads. On bottom are three strings of beads with seed pods on the ends. Shell money necklace. Found at Lau Lassi Village.

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  • Carved Coconut Shell Bowls

    Coconut bowl, carved with design on bottom. Half a coconut shell. One of three from Lau Lassi Village.

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  • Lau Lassi Bride's Helmet

    Brides's helmet (top). Wicker covered with cowrie shell beads, feather plume, eagle shaped shell on front. 'Veil' face piece (bottom) made of tortoise shell, 8 strands of beads hang down with seed pod…

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  • Wooden Scraper (2 of 2)

    Flattened on one side with shallow depressions. Used for grinding shell discs. Wood scraper. From Lau Lassi Village

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  • British Solomon Islands Shell Money

    98 white shell rings on a strip of off-white fabric. Shell money rings. British Solomon Islands.

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  • Carved Coconut Shell Bowls

    Coconut bowl, carved with design on bottom. Half a coconut shell. One of three from Lau Lassi Village.

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  • Fish Shaped Fish Hooks

    Fish hook. Hook tied on one end and used for hunting large fish. Fashioned to look like small fish.

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  • Grooved grinding stone

    Grooved grinding stone. Light tan colored stone with grooves.

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  • Wooden Scraper (1 of 2)

    Flattened on one side with shallow depressions. Used for grinding shell discs. Wood scraper. From Lau Lassi Village

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  • Solomon Island bride's beads

    8 strands consisting of white, tan, and dark brown beads, seed pods and strips of fabric on ends. Bride's Price. Shell strands.

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  • Solomon Islands Shell Money

    Unpolished. Shell discs in shades of pink to gray. Shell money string. Found at Lau Lassi Village

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  • Half Moon Shell Malaita Necklace

    White an dark cowrie beads with a half-moon shaped shell. Beaded decoration hanging from half-moon shell has shells of various shades of white, tan, dark brown cowrie shells with 7 brown seed pods on…

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