Kiri-Pu-Tapu Hei Taonga

Kiri is skin, form, substance.  Pū-tapu is origin or source.  Kiri-pū-tapu – the original form of being.

Kiri-pū-tapu describes the fact that these pieces have been minimally worked so that they maintain their original form and skin.

Pounamu is such an incredible kohatu.  It is beautiful at every stage, whether it is carved or not.  We wanted to honour that in these taonga by keeping them as natural as possible.

It is wonderful to wear these taonga against the skin, very grounding and reassuring. They make me feel stable, calm and content.  Perfect for those days when you want your pounamu with you but you don’t want to be too loud about it as you go about your business.

This is one of a collection of lovely simple taonga we have put together for you as affordable gifts for the holiday season.  A small pounamu necklace, suitable for tamariki and adults.

Ahakoa he iti, he pounamu
Although it is small, it is still pounamu(precious)
  • Kawakawa Pounamu from Te Tai Poutini
  • One of a kind Free Form Hei Taonga
  • 40mm long x 21mm at widest point

 

$110.00

Availability: In stock

pounamu-taonga-icon-2

Other Taonga you might be interested in

Join the whanau!

Do you enjoy good conversation, new ideas and, of course, special mates rates? Then you'll want to sign up here for our random Tales From The Workbench.
(We promise not to crowd out your inbox or consume all your precious time.)

0 Shares
Share
Tweet
Pin