Biography

Richard Aldridge in New Guinea Coral Expeditions has asked me to provide a short Biography/History about my career and experiences in PNG so you can get to know me a little more before we meet on the upcoming cruise.  I thought I would share my experiences and some...
Traditional shell jewellery

Traditional shell jewellery

Traditional shell jewellery of the Pacific Islands There is a huge variety of traditional shell jewellery from numerous different Pacific cultures. Traditional shell jewellery was originally made using neolithic tools. Many of these gems made with sharks teeth and...
Wooden Headrests

Wooden Headrests

Wooden headrests from the Pacific Islands This article looks at the various different types of Wooden headrests from the Pacific Islands. It has lots of images to help readers identify where a Wooden headrest comes from and what it is worth. Some Wooden headrests are...
Traditional Pacific Island Jewelry

Traditional Pacific Island Jewelry

Traditional Pacific Island Jewelry There is a huge variety of Traditional Pacific Island Jewelry from numerous different Pacific cultures. Traditional Pacific Island Jewelry was originally made using neolithic tools. Many of these gems made with sharks teeth and...
New Guinea Jewelry

New Guinea Jewelry

Papua New Guinea jewelry There is a huge variety of Papua New Guinea jewelry from the mainland and surrounding islands. Tribal jewelry were originally made using neolithic tools like sharks teeth and obsidian. The materials were those found in nature such as shells,...
New Guinea Adornments

New Guinea Adornments

New Guinea Adornment There is a huge variety of New Guinea Adornments from the mainland and surrounding islands. Adornments were originally made using neolithic tools like sharks teeth and obsidian. The materials were those found in nature such as shells, teeth, bone,...