Classic pounamu earrings

These classically shaped pounamu earrings 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.

Have a look through the photos to see similar earrings on my gorgeous daughter and niece. 😁

  •  Total length 98mm. Pounamu length 81mm.
  • Tangiwai Pounamu from Te Tau Ihu
  • One of a kind taonga by Timoti

The Story
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.



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