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Huia Feather Earrings - Blue

$59.00 NZD

These Huia Feather Earrings by Tania Tupu are inspired by Aotearoa's extinct huia bird, sadly silenced before our generation could hear its song.

A huia feather was traditionally given as a token of friendship and respect and worn by high ranking chiefs symbolising leadership and mana. Upon the feather, Tania's handcrafted earrings also feature a Poutama Porourangi tukutuku design representing the search for knowledge. 
 

  • Handcrafted resin earrings with 3D huia feather and tukutuku design
  • Sterling silver hooks
  • Made in Wellington by Tania Tupu
  • Each earring measures approximately 5cm x 1cm x 0.3cm
  • Presented in gift box


Tania Tupu, Ngāti Porou, is a jewellery designer and maker of contemporary Māori and Pacific-inspired adornment based in Titahi Bay, Porirua. A talented businesswoman, Tania has also operated retail stores in Raglan and Nelson, worked for The Great War Exhibition and is currently the General Manager of Te Papa Stores at New Zealand's National Museum. 

Available online and in-store at Wellington Museum. Explore our collection of jewellery, taonga, souvenirs, science-themed gifts and more from across Aotearoa New Zealand.