Antonia Bezim Jamal

Antonia Bezim Jamal

Antonia Bezim Jamal
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All the women of the Sara tribe have this artificial deformation of the lips as a sign of beauty. The effect is produced by piercing the lips and gradually enlarging the holes by inserting wooden discs, the size of which is increased as the lips get distended' | Image and caption from 'Customs of the World', printed in 1900; photograph by Dr. Kumm

Via collection of old photos “Artificial deformation. All the women of Sara[-Djingé] tribe have artificial deformation of the lips as a sign of beauty. The effect is produced by piercing the lips and gradually enlarging the holes by inserting wooden.

Kallinga tattooing Phillipines

Whang Odd, oldest and the last traditional tattoo maker in Philippines.

National Geographic November 1966  " They say some communities raise the skin and put in a special herb that makes the skin rise up like this "

Love this it's beautiful "Proud Primitives, the Nuba People" by Oskar and Horst Luz @ National Geographic November 1966 // "In the mountains of southern Sudan some 50 groups perpetuate distinctive dialects and customs, including whole- body scarification"