THE FACE OF T’BOLI BEAUTY…The T’boli women of South Cotabato’s Lake Sebu in Philippines’ Mindanao island, stand out for their marked and characteristics penchant for personal adornment, bearing brass jewelry, beads and shells, in their tribal attire.. Among the most well-known of the 18 tribal groups on the island of Mindanao, the T’boli tribe believe that the gods created man and woman to look attractive so that they would be drawn to each other and procreate. Tboli women learn the skills of looking beautiful from an early age. The women weave much of their own cloth, produce many ornaments in brass by the lost-wax technique.
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