Horse necklace

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The horse necklace of the B'laans is a piece of adornment that they use for their work animal, the horse. It is characterized by large hawk-bells. It is made of a particular beads that was used in trade and was crafted during the early metal age, this beads were also the ones that the people use for the necklaces of their women. These semi-precious stones were taken from the river banks and eroded hills. Since their horses had always been an important household property, it is usually used as "dowry" to get the heart of the girl, they also adorn this animals the as they adorn themselves.


  • San Luis, Joel T,. "Kara ng Mindanao: Central Mindanao." 2007.




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