These earrings by Nichola are inspired by Hinetakurua, known as the Winter Maiden. This collection is based on different personifications of the elements of winter.
This design are based on Takurua Paewai, one of Hinetakurua and Tamanuiterā's children, she is the personification of frost and sleet.
Inspired by her heritage and upbringing as a woman of Māori and Pakeha descent, Nichola Te Kiri creates jewellery, fashion and homewares for her label Nichola. She believes in the importance of mahi- storytelling, through shared stories the taonga of her work comes alive, creating a unique contemporary Māori Design.
Made out of a coloured gravograph material, wood and finished with silver plated hooks.
Size: 5 x 4cm (including hoops) x 7cm
Made in New Zealand