Palauan hardwoods such as mahogany, storyboards undergo extensive sanding
and polishing to produce a smooth, detailed finish.
If you're interested in Ulekdubs' wood carved crafts, please
don't hesitate to
email us and we'll be happy to assist you.
Artist: Scott Erungel
Palauan Bead Money Container
This model is carved from Mahogany wood with over 200 pieces inlaid
mother-of-pearl shells and coconut fiber cords. By Master Carver
Ngirasuong Techur of Aimeliik State.
Delerrok, Palauan Bead Money Container in the shape of a whimbrel
This model is carved from Palau iron wood, dort, with over 300 pieces
inlaid mother-of-pearl shells. By Master Carver Ngirasuong Techur of
Palau War Canoe
This is a model of an authentic Palau war canoe, kabekel. It
was crafted by master carver Franz Harumi Teriong of Airai State. It has
32 paddles that also serve as spears; and one oar. It includes a bailer
(brind), a club (brotch), a hand spear (orus)
and two long spears (biskang). The main hull of this canoe is
made from Chermall tree (Hibiscus tiliaceus).