The Lucky Charms of Micronesia

Micronesia – Shrunken Head – Good Luck Charms from Around the World As we live our lives, we constantly look for ways of turning life in our favour.  In the hope that we can influence fate, we look for a talisman to help us.  Random objects are used to influence our luck.  Here we look at the lucky charm of Micronesia. Micronesia – Shrunken Head The Federated States of Micronesia is a group of islands with an incredibly diverse population. …

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Micronesia Shrunken Head Good Luck Charm

History of The Shrunken Head Good Luck Charm The Shrunken Head is a traditional good luck charm in Micronesia and whilst the practice of making shrunken heads has been prohibited, the trade in ornamental shrunken heads is still popular and real shrunken heads are sought after in Micronesia. In Micronesia, shrunken heads are a symbol of loved ones that have died, the shrunken heads are used to keep them in the memories of the family and bring them good luck.…

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