Balingbing is a musical instruments from Kalinga, used mainly as devil chaser. People play this instrument in the ritual as well. It creates sounds like a buzzer. However, all those intangible cultures are vanishing in the village, and to use this instrument as motif is our solution to transmit those cultures to next generation.
Fertility sign resemble the shape of women womb and has been considered as good luck charm for both men and women in Cordillera.
This jewelry, combination of bamboo and rattan made balingbing motif and fertility sign, was handmade by EDAYA craft man, Mr. Banasan. Regarding fertility sign, we custom order to Ifugao metal craft man. Ifugao is the place in Cordillera that fertility sign is originally from.
Each jewelry has a serial number. We indicate the number in the certificate we issue.
Special bamboo case and gift packaging with raffia bag are also included in the price.
Top parts size ：3cm
Chain length: 45cm
Bamboo, Rattan, Yellow Opal, Bronz, 14K gold filled