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Amber necklace

Amber necklace

Balciunas collection
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1974
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Plerelare shell necklace, made by Betty Grace

Plerelare shell necklace, made by Betty Grace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Betty Grace collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Betty Grace
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Shell necklace with green maireener shells by Lola Greeno

Shell necklace with green maireener shells by Lola Greeno

Lola Greeno collection no. 2
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Flinders Island, Tasmania, Australia
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Lola Greeno
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2016
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Necklace of seeds on nylon line

Necklace of seeds on nylon line

Asou Omey collection
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Necklace of opalescent maireener shells, 'Jewel of the Sea', made by Corrie Fullard, Tasmanian Aboriginal artist, 1997

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Corrie Fullard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Corrie L. Fullard
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1997
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Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Amber bead necklace

Amber bead necklace

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Latvia
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1950
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Shell necklace with pink button and opalescent green maireener feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Black necklace

Black necklace

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

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Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat's teeth feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2000
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Colourful plastic necklace titled 'Australian Binge' by Peter Tully, 1977

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Terence Lane collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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1977
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Snake bone necklace, made by Vernon Graham

Snake bone necklace, made by Vernon Graham

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vernon Graham collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vernon Graham
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Necklace of shells on nylon line

Bama Aboriginal Arts and Crafts collection
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Bama Aboriginal Arts and Crafts
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Organic material necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Necklace strung with small seed pods

Necklace strung with small seed pods

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Beaded necklace with black and brown seeds

Beaded necklace with black and brown seeds

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Fibre string necklace

Fibre string necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Beaded necklace with two different types of brown seeds

Beaded necklace with two different types of brown seeds

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Necklace with pigmented beads

Necklace with pigmented beads

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shell necklace and stand

Shell necklace and stand

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Necklace with brown seed beads

Necklace with brown seed beads

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Abrus seed necklace

Abrus seed necklace

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Taku Misi sea urchin and shell necklace

Taku Misi sea urchin and shell necklace

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Samoa
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Mr Victor Carell
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Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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Cylindrical timber bead necklace, attributed to Lake Tyers

Cylindrical timber bead necklace, attributed to Lake Tyers

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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1930
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Multicoloured shell necklace

Multicoloured shell necklace

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Necklace of shells on nylon line

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

Keith Goddard collection
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East Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Shell necklace - part of the 'Father's Love' sculpture, made by Len Maynard

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Len Maynard
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Prince of Wales (Muralung) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Austr...
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Alice Loban
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1992
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Cape Barren Goose shell necklace

Cape Barren Goose shell necklace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lola Greeno collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rex Greeno
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Red beaded necklace

Red beaded necklace

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Seed necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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