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Club

New Caledonian mushroom-headed club with trefoil in head section collected by Captain James Cook during his second voyage (September 1774) through the Pacific. These clubs offer a more practical fighting tool...

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Necklace

A modern shell and seed pod necklace. This form of adornment has a long tradition in the Pacific....

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Ear ornament

These ornaments are from the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific. They have been carefully carved with the edges polished to a shine displaying the grain of the material. People...

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Ear ornament

These ornaments are from the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific. They have been carefully carved with the edges polished to a shine displaying the grain of the material. People...

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Ring

This nose ring comes from the Santa Cruz Islands in the Pacific. It is made from a highly polished turtleshell. Its likely that this material would have been chosen for...

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Bracelet

This bracelet comes from the Santa Cruz islands in the Pacific and is made out of shell. The shell has been finely shaped and polished to make a beautiful but...

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Club

Multiple collared pakipaki paddle club with eyes symbolising the faikehe spirit believed to inhabit every successful war club. The pakipaki is the most refined of all Pacific war clubs, approaching...

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Waist ornament

Waist ornament worn by chiefs, with the wooden part in the small of the back and the cords in front. Collected by Commander Leah of the Cruiser Mildura while in...

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Bracelet

This bracelet comes from the Santa Cruz islands in the Pacific and is made out of shell. The shell has been finely shaped and polished to make a beautiful but...

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