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Women of the Padaung Tribe
Women of the Padaung Tribe

Some women of the Padaung tribe wear heavy brass neck, arm and knee rings. Nowadays it is voluntary but they believe that it makes them more attractive. These ladies were weaving on Ywama Village.

Ref: Bu1656

Date: 16/02/2014

Location: Inle Lake, Burma (Myanmar)

Photographer: Sarah Buttenshaw

Women of the Padaung Tribe

Some women of the Padaung tribe wear heavy brass neck, arm and knee rings. Nowadays it is voluntary but they believe that it makes them more attractive. These ladies were weaving on Ywama Village.

Ref: Bu1656

Date: 16/02/2014

Location: Inle Lake, Burma (Myanmar)

Photographer: Sarah Buttenshaw