Old Indonesian Jewel - Mamouli from Sumba - Bird
Old Indonesian Jewel from Sumba:
- Old Mamuli in copper metal from Sumba Island.
- Mamuli, made in the shape of the female genitalia, are part of the elaborate exchange of gifts before a wedding. When Sumbanese women elongated their ear lobes, they wore mamuli as earrings.
- The meaning of the jewel is essentially based on sexual duality.
- According to the Indonesian tradition it brings to their owners: Happy life, protection against diseases and wealth.