Bone carving initiative

Hobby Thompson with his team members at the carving centre. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

BONE carving is becoming a popular trade in Lavena Village, Taveuni. After the opening of the carving centre three weeks ago, the villagers have earned between $3000 and $4000 from selling pieces of carved bones that are attached to necklaces. Led and trained by renowned New Zealand carver, Hobby Thompson, the group designs their carvings […]

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