19 May 2009

Ancient Bling

jeweled teeth (grills) picture
Photo: courtesy National Geographic

I found this fascinating - evidence of pre-history bling in South America. The full article is here. Seems that more than two millennia ago, a combination of hard stones, available narcotics, and a dash of vanity, allowed the display of a little cosmetic dentistry. Bet the NHS would not cover this procedure, even back then!

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