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Thi sep necklaces are worn by Chin women in Burma, they represent the wealth of the person who wears them.
This necklace was bought by Hrang Tin Sung in India from Burma. It was sent to Sang Men Hniang in Melbourne, Australia.
This necklace is one of Chin tradition necklaces. It is important for Chin women because it shows your status in the society and women wear them to look good. This is the only Thi Sep that Sang Men Hniang have owned.
It is a handmade necklace, made of a collection of 17 small red necklace, the beads are plastic, they are very small and are in red colour.
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peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands
where we live, learn and work.