Oceanic Art

Oceanic Art

Oceanic Art All the traditional arts from Polynesia Micronesia and Melanesia together form oceanic art. Melanesia is Papua New Guinea Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Polynesia is all the Pacific Islands like Tonga and Fiji but also include New Zealand and Easter Island....
Polynesian Statue

Polynesian Statue

Polynesian Statue A Polynesian Statue is one of the most valuable and sort after pieces of tribal art. There are many different Polynesian Statue types, which vary depending on the region they come from. This article helps to visually show the main types of Polynesian...
tribal whalebone

tribal whalebone

Tribal Whalebone The majority of tribal whalebone weapons and implements come from the Pacific. Whalebone was one of the strongest materials available before the arrival of Europeans. Pacific Islanders did not hunt whales so all pre-European whalebone came from whale...
Pacific Paddles

Pacific Paddles

Pacific Paddles Pacific paddles vary depending on where they come from. Many are not worth very much but some are collectible. Paddles from Polynesia tend to be more valuable than paddles from Melanesia. Not all paddles are for propelling watercraft. Some of the most...
Old Carved Shield

Old Carved Shield

Old Carved Shields from Papua New Guinea There are many different styles of old carved shield from New Guinea. They vary depending on the region/tribe they come from. The aim of this article is to help you recognize and know more about these old carved Shield....