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Male Mushroom- shaped Shell Earrings

This set of man’s earrings is characterized by its mushroom-shaped shell, and the four tassel pendants. The tassels are made of flaxen strings with beads and shells attached: Blue and red glass beads are at the top, a square shell is next, and then a string of alternating white shell beads and black beads follows. Finally, a copper bell is fastened at the end of each bead string. 


National Taiwan Museum Digitizing Project of Formosan Aborigines  Collections: the Atayal