ORBS: Series 1
materials: brass, copper, tin, aluminum wire, bells and string
ORBS: Series 2
Lijiang Dongba HeSiqiang compares a black-and-gold orb to his ritual tools; he keeps it tied to bell and dorje. "Each orb is worth $1,000,000," he claimed.* I was shocked! And then I said "OK."
*EDIT: 20160708: RMB, not USD...