J. Allen wrote:
They may be a bit more tribal in their attitudes. A lot of tribes like having jewelry, mainly in noses and ears, but if you have a head full of ridges, that just seems ripe for the bedazzling.
Certainly. It was a bit visually odd. Because it was so rushed at first, I thought they were bony protrusions and not jewelry. The logic behind it is sound, though. I mean, we know Klingons love their gold accouterments.
I believe Martok is even considered to be inferior because he's from Ketha. Maybe there are deeper race politics in the Klingon Empire than we've ever thought! :-p