The tabua in Fijian culture – Part 6 –

The information below is sourced from the Fiji Museum and the iTaukei Trust Fund Board. Tabuadamu Smoked tabua, or presentation sperm whale tooth. “Red” tabua, smoked by the Tongans, were the most highly-prized whale’s teeth, valued for their rich patina. This fades with exposure to light, but was preserved by storing the oiled tabua wrapped […]

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