Hononga - Orange Translucent Earrings
Representing creation and the union between Tangotango (darkness of night) & Wainui (the ocean) - the ancestral parents of light. The actions of Tānemahuta placing their offspring into new homes in the sky are also captured in the design - creating the stunning Hononga Earrings.
- Features: Laser cut onto premium acrylic
- Bound by: Stainless Steel earring hooks
- Dimensions: 50mm (w) x 50mm (h) - does not include hook measurements
Based in Whakatane, MISS MAIA features a collection of bright and bold futurist jewellery designs that weave traditional Māori symbolism and contemporary materials together, each with their own story to tell. MISS MAIA seeks to re-indigenise, remember, and reclaim –inviting others to express their own creativity and whakapapa. Made from laser-cut acrylic material and assembled by hand.
Available online and in-store at City Gallery Wellington and Wellington Museum. Explore our collection of jewellery, taonga, souvenirs, science-themed gifts and more from across Aotearoa New Zealand.