This item consists of five African porcupine quill dangles, each measuring about 2.125" (54mm) long by 0.375" (9mm) in diameter at the top. While surface pattern varies, each has a deep brown ring on an off-white (slightly yellow) background. There is a stationary deep gray metal ring embedded in the top of each quill with a movable ring attached. Maker, original use, and age are unknown. In very good condition with a small chip at the tip of one quill (see the center quill in the photograph).