Movie: Wasekaseka, whale teeth necklace
Peter Waqatairewa talks about Wasekaseka, a whale tooth necklace.
- © Australian Museum and Peter Waqatairewa
- Finton Mahony
- Peter Waqatairewa
This is the wasekaseka. I don’t see this one in Fiji any more. This is the wasekaseka, the tabua.
And I think that it has been lost from Fiji. They’re made from the teeth of the sperm whale, which is Fiji’s most valuable artefact, the tabua.