Mapuche. Girl.

Mapuche. Girl.

Mapuche Native Indian women from Chile

Mapuche Native Indian women from Chile

woman mapuche

woman mapuche

Native indigenous person from Chile and Argentina

Native indigenous person from Chile and Argentina

This mixed lot of Mapuche jewellery dates to the 19th century and was categorized by experts as a museum quality collection. It has been in a private ownership since 1906 and comprises the following pieces: two ‘Punzon Acucha’; a ‘Tupu’, which are used by women to hold scarves or dresses instead of buttons –Tupu are made of a long needle and a disc or a sphere with crosses (‘Punzon Acucha’) on the upper edge. #auctionata #sale #tribal #art #indian #jewellry

This mixed lot of Mapuche jewellery dates to the 19th century and was categorized by experts as a museum quality collection. It has been in a private ownership since 1906 and comprises the following pieces: two ‘Punzon Acucha’; a ‘Tupu’, which are used by women to hold scarves or dresses instead of buttons –Tupu are made of a long needle and a disc or a sphere with crosses (‘Punzon Acucha’) on the upper edge. #auctionata #sale #tribal #art #indian #jewellry

Mapuche Jewellery || "Sequil de cadenas"; a silver pectoral / chest ornament worn by women | 20th century | Photograph F Maldonado

Mapuche Jewellery || "Sequil de cadenas"; a silver pectoral / chest ornament worn by women | 20th century | Photograph F Maldonado

Mapuche Woman.  19th century |||  Source; http://issuu.com/bilbaopen/docs/153959196-carlos-aldunate-cultura-m

Mapuche Woman. 19th century ||| Source; http://issuu.com/bilbaopen/docs/153959196-carlos-aldunate-cultura-m

Mapuche Trarilonko, Woman's Head Ornament

Mapuche Trarilonko, Woman's Head Ornament

Mapuche woman.Chile.

Mapuche woman.Chile.

"To Mapuche women the magical nature of jewelry is so real that when they dress up they unconsciously assume an air of dignity that is expressed in their face,, bearing and voice " | From the publication "Mapuche Silver". Text: Raul von Bennewitz Morris. Photographer: Juan Carlos Gedda

"To Mapuche women the magical nature of jewelry is so real that when they dress up they unconsciously assume an air of dignity that is expressed in their face,, bearing and voice " | From the publication "Mapuche Silver". Text: Raul von Bennewitz Morris. Photographer: Juan Carlos Gedda

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