Matā – iti obsidian ring

Ohhhh, the elegant, sleek, blacker than black, timeless Matā (Obsidian).  Isn’t it just so beautiful? These are lovely little rings that we’ve heard have been used as engagement rings, anniversary rings, friendship rings, 18th birthday rings or just lovely wee gifts for someone you love. And if you want to up the style game add stackers either side – gorgeous!

Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass. When cut it holds an edge just like window glass – tricky to carve!  But great for cutting and scraping wood, flax and food. Obsidian flakes from pre-european Māori sites have been found throughout Aotearoa, particularly in the North Island.

We were gifted a small amount of obsidian from another carver who finds it in his rohe.   We are only able to do a very limited number of obsidian rings, so if you like what you see don’t hesitate order one now.

Made to order, you let us know your size and we will create your ring just for you.  We ask for a maximum of 4 weeks to complete your order, but if you are in a rush do contact us and we’ll see what we can do.

  • Matā from Matatā and 925 Sterling Silver
  • Size: Made to order – let us know your size in the order notes.

💚Now every taonga you purchase helps us to carve a taonga for EVERY tamariki in care in Aotearoa. You can read more about our Tū Māia project here. Ngā mihi mahana for your support of this kaupapa!💚



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