Puaki - Large Earrings
Just like the pearl this design reveals itself, emerging from the union of the dark night and ocean. The central niwha design depicts tenacity and determination transforming to reveal an expression of rare beauty.
- Features: Hand-painted etching
- Bound by: Tarnish-free, gold-plated and original hand-made hooks
- 31mm (w) x 58mm (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.