Ornaments and necklaces made of fine strips of cane and grass are popular with the hill tribes in the area. The indigenous jewellery made from forest-based products involves very intricate work and is exceptionally beautiful. The Akas make bamboo bangles and ear ornaments which they decorate with intricate burnt-poker work designs. Besides making ear ornaments from glass beads, wild seeds, cane, bamboo, and reed the Wanchos make beautiful necklaces out of grass.
Tribals are extremely fond of jewellery and ornaments. Coloured beads are often strung together as simple necklaces and worn around the neck. Others make the beads into attractive patterns. The Wanchos make ear ornaments from glass beads, wild seeds, cane, bamboo, and reed. In southeast Arunachal Pradesh beads of agate stone, brass, and silver are also used.