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Fiji’s Puffer Fish Ceremonial Headwear

The sight of puffer fish ceremonial headwear, which has origins in the remote islands of Kiribati, can leave you awestruck. It looks fearsome with hardened spikes like those of a porcupine sticking outward.  There are several instances of ancient tribes in various countries using natural objects such as plant and animal body parts to make ...

Emma Lu

Kiribati arms and armor, including coconut fiber back and breast plates, porcupine fish–skin helmet and shark-tooth-studded gauntlet and sword.