Queen & Commonwealth
Tabua (whale's tooth)
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 60250

Tabua (whale's tooth)


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Whenever The Queen visits Fiji local chiefs perform the traditional ceremony of invitation - Cavuikelekele - during which the paramount chief offers a Tabua (whale’s tooth), the most prized possession of any Fijian ruler.