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Matariki Taimana II Silver Earrings | by Nichola

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These earrings by Nichola Te Kiri are made out of a silver gravograph material and finished with silver plated hooks. The patterns are inspired by Matariki, the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises in midwinter, and for many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year.

 

The pattern on these earrings by Nichola are inspired by Matariki. This pattern (the niho Taniwha - triangles) represents the nine stars in the Matariki constellation; Matariki, Waitī, Waitā, Tupuānuku, Tupuārangi, Waipunarangi, Ururangi, Pōhutukawa, Hiwa-i-te-rangi. Each cross-stitch cluster on the earring represents one of the stars.

Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises in midwinter and for many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year. It is associated with good health and wellbeing.

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 silver gravograph material and finished with silver plated hooks.

Size: 7.5 cm (including hooks), x 3.5 cm

Made in New Zealand

Size: 7.5 cm (including hooks), x 3.5 cm

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*Our standard shipping excludes Waiheke island, Great Barrier island, Chatham island and Stewart island.


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Allow 5 - 10 business days for international deliveries.

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