Set of 2 Septum tusks, tribal nose decorations from Papua
A SYMBOL OF POWER
This set of nose decoration/Septum tusks is carved out of clamshell, deriving from Papua New Guinea. Being hand made from natural materials each septum tusk is slightly different.
Since ancient times septum tusks have been worn by different tribes in Papua during important ceremonies, intended to give the wearer power and the appearance of a wild boar.
The most notorious tribe known to wear the Septum tusks are the Asmat,
the most famous cannibalistic tribe on Papua.
The Asmat were also warriors and headhunters who did not only hunt for skulls but also worshipped them, putting them in honorable places in their homes.
A great gift for yourself or someone who has obtained or needs power! The set comes complete with the black metal stands and the story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope.
Dimensions: The septum tusks are ca 15 x 7,5cm and the heights with stands are 16 and 20cm
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