These are some of the herbal plants for health traditionally used by the different ethnic people of Sarawak.
The Lukut Sekala beads are rare and precious to the Kenyah people. Beads are commonly used as beautiful adornment and portrays the class status of the wearer.
The ‘Eye’ beads are of beauty and class standards for the Kayan people. Traditionally used as a dowry in wedding ceremonies.
The skull cap called ‘Peta Ba’o Rawir’ could be beyond 800 years old and fetch up to RM30,000 in the market. The necklace called the ‘Ba’o Alai’ is precious and of high class to the Kelabits.
The yellow beads of the Lun Bawang are precious and of high class of the Lun Bawang. Traditionally used as a dowry in wedding ceremonies.
The Bidayuh bead necklaces are traditionally of black, red, yellow and white colours. The beads necklaces are a must to wear with traditional costumes
The ‘Marek Empang’ is an intricate bead-work of colourful tiny beads used to decorate the shoulders. The bead necklace is usually worn by the male dancer as part of his traditional costume.