3248 – Green glass bead and shell necklace

Physical description:
small, green glass beads and white shells tied into brown cord, forming a necklace
Museum classification:
Modern Witchcraft
Size:
55 cm
Information:

A necklace, purportedly of African origin in the mid-19th cenutry, made of green glass beads and shells. This necklace was part of Gerald Gardner's collection that was exhibited at the Museum of Magic and Witchcraft, The Witches Mill, Castletown, Isle of Man. In 1973, Ripley's Museums purchased this object, along with much of the remaining collection at the Witches Mill.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
beads, shells, cord