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