The Orang Ulu are artistic people, their longhouses are elaborately decorated with murals and woodcarvings, their utensils are embellished with intricate beadwork, and aristocratic ladies cover their hands, arms, legs and feet with detailed tattoos. Orang Ulu men are renowed warriors and hunters.
Origin of the headdress
The beaded head adornment with hair pieces is from the ethnic tribe Orang Ulu. Orang Ulu is a collective name to various sub-ethnic groups indigenous to Sarawak, Kalimantan – Malaysia, which literally means ‘upriver people’. This special headdress is used for traditional dance ceremonies or during a wedding ceremony for the males, which represents the true warrior.
It is decorated with old beads and goat hair and uses a basketry frame from rattan.
The measurement of the crown: wxhxd - 35 cm x 28 cm x 20 cm
Total height including metal stand: 58 cm
Metal stand is included in the price.
All our jewellery is made of sterling silver or made of sterling silver coated with 18/22-carat gold, and set with authentic gemstones. In order to ensure optimal quality, it is important to handle your jewelry with care. Therefore, we recommend taking off your jewelry while:
o Sanitizing your hands with alcohol (more specifically for rings)
o Sleeping (especially necklaces)
o Spraying perfume, oils, lotions
o Exercising / playing sports
Additionally, store your jewellery away from the sun in a cool & dark place, if possible in something that is airtight, to avoid oxidising of the jewellery.
Our sterling silver and gold plated jewellery have a warranty of 3 months. Please note that in order for the warranty to be valid you will have to return to us your faulty item in full in order to receive a replacement.
Please note, there is no warranty on the fading or discolouring of the gold plated jewellery.