Vibrant Garnet Ira

Look at the colours in this garnet!  That vibrant green, absolutely stunning. It’s not wonder garnet is used as a gem stone.  Not only that but our tūpuna understood how hard garnet was and so used it for a hammer and grinding stone when making pounamu taonga.  They would use large pieces to smash out shape and tiny particles to sand those down to a smooth finish.  Ancient Pounamu taonga would not be what they are without garnet.

Ira are dots. Simple.  However Ira doesn’t only mean dot, it also means your genes or life principal.  Your ira is what links you to your whakapapa, to your tupuna.  Your Ira is integral to who you came from and who you are today.

Every Ira  dot is unique, just as your ira makes you unique.  Gift one on its own or get yourself a pair so you can be connected by your Ira.

The Ira pendants are perfect for everyone. Small enough for tamariki and even pēpē to wear comfortably.

We’d love to see everyone wearing one and then we can all come together and CONNECT THE IRA.

The Story

We just love the universal significance of dots so much that we wrote a blog about them.  Pop on over here and read all about where the dots come from and why we think they are so important for the world to enjoy.  Let’s all connect the dots and make one big beautiful picture together.

  • One of a kind taonga by Timoti
  •  Garnet from Te Tau Ihu

💚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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