A Spondylus shell necklace from Costa Rica, c. AD 1000 - 1450, with long spiked beads strung with smaller disk beads, overall length about 23 in and strong on modern cord. Also included is a bag of various shell beads of all different shapes and sizes, the largest 2 1/2 in (6.4 cm). Ex Washington, D.C. private collection.
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