The Carmel River News Blog gathers any and all data concerning Carmel River, CA from any and all sources. No claims to veracity are made. All pictures and quotes are owned by their source websites. This site only scratches the surface of the ancient history of Carmel Valley.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Abalone shell necklace, Costanoan, 1806
Abalone shell necklace, Costanoan,
1806. This is one of several ceremonial items collected and illustrated
by Georg von Langsdorff while visiting San Francisco on Russia's first
voyage to California. Abalone pendants, clam disc beads, and fiber.
Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde, Munich.