Tapatoru Pounamu Earrings

There is something perfect about a tapatoru(triangle). Amongst other things, tapatoru can represent the niho taniwha(teeth of the taniwha) and maunga.

Tapatoru are used extensively in Māori weaving from tukutuku and tāniko to kete and korowai and as such has become a prominent symbol of te ao Māori.

These Tapatoru earrings are just beautiful, with a raw edge to remind you of your connection to Papatūānuku.  And the way the light moves through them. Gorgeous.

Modern and funky, whilst keeping that connection to the whenua and whakapapa through the pounamu.  You will stand strong and proud with these whakakai in your taringa.

  • Kawakawa Pounamu from Te Tai Potini
  • 60mm Full length of earring. Pounamu 40mm 
  • Sterling Silver Hooks
  • One of a kind taonga by Timoti

💚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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