A “Tangkil” boar's tusk armlet with a small standing
wooden "Bulul" figurine from the Ifugao tribe in northern Luzon,
Philippines. Made of two wild boar’s tusks, lashed together with rattan
to form a circle! This armlet is worn on the upper arm by Bontoc and
Ifugao tribal warriors as an ornament before head hunting. The boar’s
tusk impart the ferocity, endurance, and strength of a wild boar.
(reference: “Form and Splendor”, Roberto Maramba, pages 78-83, for