Object Name: Singsing/Seng-Seng

Provenance: Ifugao
Gold-plated brass
H 3.4 cm
MK Collection

Larger pieces of lingling-o are worn as earrings by the Kalinga and the Bontok, the latter refer to earrings as singsing or seng-seng. Due to the weight of these large lingling-o pieces, it is not uncommon for the earlobes of the wearer to be stretched, sometimes to shoulder length (Maramba 1998).


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