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TUSK IVORY SCULPTED PENDANT

$942

METAL: 9KY (375)
MATERIAL: BOAR TUSK IVORY
MADE IN VANUATU
Hand engraved Vanuatu Tusk.

1 in stock (can be backordered)

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TUSK IVORY SCULPTED PENDANT

METAL: 9KY (375)

MATERIAL: BOAR TUSK IVORY

Hand engraved Vanuatu Tusk in 9KY gold. Tusks are canine teeth from pigs, both male and female. It may grow really big and long depending on the life span of a pig.

Tusks in Vanuatu is a symbol for prosperity because, pigs are wealth. They are used mainly in payments of a bride price, custom reconcialiation between each other, an achievement ceremony for power or ranking of Chiefs, and also in custom rituals practiced in the Islands of Vanuatu.

MADE IN VANUATU

 

Additional information

Weight 9.66 g
Dimensions 16 × 41 mm
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