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Feather Weight Balance



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Peru, before 1492
A most fabulous bone (camelid) tool used as a balance for weighing feathers.  Yes, feathers that was were so important in textiles, on ceremonial clothing and as currency.  The holes were already drilled, in ancient times.   It hangs pendant from a sterling chain.

One of a kind

Weight balance: 3 3/4 x 5/8″
Necklace length: 26″