Betel Nut & Shoulder Bags

In this category you will find a selection of recently made shoulder bags from East Timor as well as an array of old and newer mens betel nut bags from West Timor.
The Atoni of Timor carry their betel nut paraphernalia in these highly decorated bags called aluk in local Timorese language. See www.timortreasures.com/julie for more details on the culture and traditions surrounding the use of Betel Nut in Timor.