Indonesia - Sumba Islands | Five Mamulis; 14 or 18kt gold. ca. 1900. | Est. 2'800 - 4'500€ per mumuli ~ (Feb '14)

Indonesia - Sumba Islands | Five Mamulis; 14 or 18kt gold. ca. 1900. | Est. 2'800 - 4'500€ per mumuli ~ (Feb '14)

Old Carved stone from the island of Sumba, Indonesia. Placed on a high pillar, protecting the offering from the monkeys. Comes on a custom metal base. In stock in NY.

Old Carved stone from the island of Sumba, Indonesia. Placed on a high pillar, protecting the offering from the monkeys. Comes on a custom metal base. In stock in NY.

Mamuli Pendant Ethnic Tribal Jewelry Indonesia Sumbanese Charm Hirz Dangle Ornament. Deer At The Base/ Vintage Antique Jewelry Amulet Charm by BorneoHunters on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/225027614/mamuli-pendant-ethnic-tribal-jewelry

Mamuli Pendant Sumbanese Indonesian Ethnic Tribal Jewelry Charm Hirz Dangle Ornament.Deer At The Base Frontal Hanging Pendant Earring Status

Mamuli Pendant Ethnic Tribal Jewelry Indonesia Sumbanese Charm Hirz Dangle Ornament. Deer At The Base/ Vintage Antique Jewelry Amulet Charm by BorneoHunters on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/225027614/mamuli-pendant-ethnic-tribal-jewelry

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island region | A Mumuli ear ornament or pendant worn from the Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province | ca. late 19th to 20th century | gold | These types of ornaments were often included in the gifts given to the bride by the groom’s family and were only worn at special occasions.  Mumuli’s are usually diamond in shape, are usually ornately decorated, this one shows a bird standing in a boat.

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island region | A Mumuli ear ornament or pendant worn from the Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province | ca. late 19th to 20th century | gold | These types of ornaments were often included in the gifts given to the bride by the groom’s family and were only worn at special occasions. Mumuli’s are usually diamond in shape, are usually ornately decorated, this one shows a bird standing in a boat.

Indonesia ~ East Sumba | Granulated earrings or pendants (mamuli); gold | 18th - 19th century || Source: 'Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago', page 132

Indonesia ~ East Sumba | Granulated earrings or pendants (mamuli); gold | 18th - 19th century || Source: 'Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago', page 132

Sumba cultural heritage is very unique. For instance, the locals still bury those who've passed away under the massive megaliths - those tombs look 100% Stone Age! #sumba #sumbaisland #island #indonesia #paradise #realty #asia #amazingasia #traveling #surfing #islandlife #tradition #beautifuldestinations

Sumba cultural heritage is very unique. For instance, the locals still bury those who've passed away under the massive megaliths - those tombs look 100% Stone Age! #sumba #sumbaisland #island #indonesia #paradise #realty #asia #amazingasia #traveling #surfing #islandlife #tradition #beautifuldestinations

Tomb in village Sumba -photo Jean Stewart

Tomb in village Sumba -photo Jean Stewart

tombs, Sumba village, -photo Jean Stewart

tombs, Sumba village, -photo Jean Stewart

tomb with running horse, Sumba village,-photo Jean Stewart

tomb with running horse, Sumba village,-photo Jean Stewart

Monumental Royal Tomb Marker, Sumba Island, Lesser Sunda Islands

Monumental Royal Tomb Marker, Sumba Island, Lesser Sunda Islands

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