Classic pounamu earrings

Tangiwai is the most ancient form of pounamu. It is bowenite rock, which is different in composition to the more common nephrite.

Tangiwai takes its name from the tears that come from great sorrow. Tangi means “to cry” and wai means “water”, or “tears”. Koko-tangiwai, the longer name for this stone, refers to a deep sorrow that is never completely healed.

These classically shaped earrings in ancient Tangiwai pounamu will make you stand taller and feel so very elegant. Making the eye follow your neckline, they emphasize the graceful curves of your collar bone and chest.

The very tip of these tangiwai earrings even glows when the sun hits them.  Magic.

Pull up your hair, throw your shoulders back, get these pounamu earrings on and feel like a pirinihehe in these exquisite beauties.

  •  Total length 105mm. Pounamu length 79mm.
  • Tangiwai Pounamu from Te Tau Ihu
  • One of a kind taonga by Timoti



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