Foreign visitors enchanted by ethnic minority girls with gold teeth

VietNamNet Bridge – Visiting the northern mountain province of Ha Giang, French photographer Tristan Savatier was “mesmerized" by ethnic minority girls with seductive sparkling smiles.


gold teeth, H'mong women

It's not hard to catch the "sparkling" smile of the Hmong girls in Ha Giang.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

Making gold teeth is part of the culture of Hmong women.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

Gold teeth are not only considered as “make-up” ...

gold teeth, H'mong women 

… but also are the sign of a married woman.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

This is convenient for the guys to find girls for... flirting.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

In ancient times, gold teeth were also a symbol of wealth.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

Only noble women could afford to plate their entire teeth with gold.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

Now, anyone can have gold teeth, more or less depending on their taste.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

Pure gold teeth belonged to the past.

gold teeth, H'mong women 

Today gold teeth is made from a very cheap alloy.

gold teeth, H'mong women

gold teeth, H'mong women 

Even old women do not miss a chance to show off their gold teeth.

 

 

Source: reds.vn

gold teeth, H'mong women
 
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