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The Kayan people also called Padaung tribe, where women identify themselves by their forms of dress. Women of the Kayan Lahwi tribe are well known for wearing neck rings, brass coils that are placed around the neck, appearing to lengthen it.

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Date Taken: 12.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Shan State, Myanmar
Copyright: © Rajani Ramanathan