Hi all, here’s my attempt at carving a Fisherman’s god or ‘Tang’ as Tiki fans like to call them. This is a bit of a classic Tiki carving which has been done by many carvers in the past and is … Continue reading
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Tagged ancestor figure, Carvings, ceremonial, fisherman's god, mahogany, oceania, Oceanic, Rarotonga, Sea Spirit, Tangaroa, tiki
Hi all, here is a newish carving of a ‘cannibal’ fork. These forks were originally used to feed tribal chiefs and holy men who were not allowed to touch food. Cutlery was not used in ancient Fiji but these forks … Continue reading
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Hey all, here’s a new carving, based on a Papua New Guinea ancestor figure. Crocodiles feature heavily in New Guinea art and are considered to be important spirit figures. Some tribes even celebrate a crocodile as the creator of their … Continue reading
Tagged ancestor figure, Ancestor spirit, Beech, Carvings, ceremonial, crocodile, oceania, Oceanic, Papua New Guinea, tiki, upcycled