20/03/2015 06:30 GMT | Updated 23/03/2015 04:59 GMT

Solar Eclipse 2015 Pictures Reveal Welding Masks And Cardboard Boxes Are Most Popular Headwear

Mankind got especially creative for Friday’s solar eclipse – as these resourceful images reveal.

Amid expert warnings of the dangers of looking at the eclipse, witnesses donned welding masks, cardboard boxes and colanders to safely view the event.

Here are some of our favourites.

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