Kuba traditional tribal thin Fibre strands fringe necklace. Democratic Republic Of The Congo. The beige coloured fringe attached to a Raffia fibre band, decorated with light blue and white Glass trade beads and a row of groups of four cream Cowrie Shells, each group in a cross pattern. The drop length of the fringe and band, at the front of the necklace, is 6.4 inches. The necklace is 22 inches in length, and is finished with a cream cotton macrame loop and a cream Shell round toggle.