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Traditional Pangiah - Batuh

Pangiah is originally a "spiritual" necklace worn by women regarded as a healer or priestess. It was rarely seen worn by the bidayuh common folk. Pangiah is considered as a sacred item for each dayung borih (priestess) and it is a must to wear it during a procession of healing, harvest celebrations and other ceremonial occasions. It was believed that the Pangiah had the power to gather spirits that would provide guidance and help to grant their wielders request. PANGIAH IN MODERN DAYS: Mainly use for Fashion, accessorising, complimenting, casual accessories and as a fashion statement. Modern days pangiah is similar to olden pangiah except without the charms. 

180.00 MYR