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Kea Necklace

$85.00 NZD

The Kea Necklace is inspired by Aotearoa's smart and curious Kea bird. 

Designer and maker Tania Tupi says "the two birds together represent life and the universe being sacred and divine. It represents the infinite nature and energy we bring into our daily lives."

  • Handcrafted resin pendant with kea bird design
  • Comes on 55cm extender chain
  • Made in New Zealand

Tania Tupu, Ngāti Porou, is a jewellery designer and maker of contemporary Māori and Pacific inspired adornment. Her studio is located in the picturesque beach settlement of Titahi Bay, Porirua. A talented business woman, 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.

Tania also represented the Tall Ferns-NZ Women’s Basketball team from 1992-2004, donning the black jersey at the Sydney and Athens Olympic games. Tania and husband Chris Tupu (Former Tall Black 1991-2000) continue to give back to Basketball through coaching juniors and school aged kids in Wellington.