Shell Lingling-o Necklace


Handmade by Ifugao artisans in the Corderilla mountains of the Philippines, the lingling-o is a centuries-old symbol of fertility and luck since the Metal Age of the Philippines from 500-1000 AD. Because these are handmade, each one has slight differences and individual markings.

White luminescent shell on the front, brown variations on the back (inner shell).

Medium: Approx. 7/8" x 7/8" pendant.
Large: Approx. 1" x 1 1/8" pendant.

  • Size: Made completely by hand, each one is unique and the sizes listed are approximate within 1/8" variation.
  • Materials: Shell, leather cord.
  • Make: Hand-crafted and individually-made by the Basilio family. Because these are handmade, each one has slight differences and individual markings.
  • Provenance: Ifugao, Philippines - home to the renowned Rice Terraces hand-carved into the mountains.
  • Symbol: Ifugao lingling-o symbol of fertility and luck.
  • Care: Polish with a soft cloth. Keep dry.

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