Pouwhenua – pounamu earrings

This is a classic earring design that will never go out of style.  Look at that brilliant green – arent they stunning?  

And they go with absolutely everything. Wear them for the school drop off, your work do, your mates BBQ or a classy night out.  These beauties will never fail you. 

Tim weighted slightly at the base so they swing and move beautifully in your ears.

These earrings are our nod to pouwhenua, the carved posts that mark territorial boundaries, ownership or places of significance.  

Pouwhenua are significant to Maori.  Pouwhenua tell a story.  Pouwhenua acknowledge the relationship between the people and the land.  They are often carved to tell the stories of the people of that area. In modern times these have included the Pākehā activities on that land.  You will find them standing tall all over Aotearoa.

Miniature pouwhenua for your taringa. The perfect gift for pretty much everyone!

  • One of a kind taonga by Timoti
  • 69mm from Hoop to base. Pounamu 52mm
  • Kahurangi pounamu from Te Tai Poutini


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