There is nothing more Tongan than a huge, warm, welcoming smile. In fact the unofficial name for the Kingdom of Tonga is 'The friendly Islands'. And for any Tongan a smile isn’t really compete without a flash of gold to adorn it!
Getting your 'Nifo Koula' or Gold tooth, is almost a right of passage in the Kingdom; it signifies a coming of age, and says to the world “I’m a grown woman”! And for our coconet 'How to' guide, Emily Mafile’o, it’s something she’s always wanted. So along with a gold ring left to her by her Grandmother, Emily goes on a journey to get a little bling added to her Tongan Grin.