Here is an intimidating Hawaiian spear made out of KOA with Shark teeth and rooster feathers also known as pahoa i a me lei-o-mano. These beautiful pieces of art measure 20" long, there are a total of 10 authentic tiger shark teeth, the wood used for this specific item is Koa and has woven loops of fibers also called olonai (a Hawaiian shrub, the bark of which was valued as a source of strong, durable fiber). The spear can either be hung or mounted.
You can see from the pictures the attention to details and the smoothness of the wood.
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