South Pacific Art

South Pacific Art

South Pacific Art All the traditional arts from Polynesia Micronesia and Melanesia together form South Pacific 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...
Pacific Art

Pacific Art

Pacific Art All the traditional arts from Polynesia Micronesia and Melanesia together form Pacific 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....
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...
Ethnographic Art

Ethnographic Art

Old Ethnographic Art   Types of Ethnographic Art Old Ethnographic Art has four major regions. Oceanic or Pacific Art includes all the islands of the Pacific Ocean and Papua New Guinea. African art includes all the countries in Africa but main not ancient Egypt....
Tribal Paddles

Tribal Paddles

Tribal Paddles from the Pacific Tribal paddles from the Pacific vary depending on where they come from. Many are not worth very much but some are collectable. Tribal paddles from Polynesia tend to be more valuable than paddles from Melanesia. Not all paddles are for...