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This beautiful Kete Whakairo is woven in Earthy tones of blue, green brown and red Harakeke, with Muka handles. Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Basket Weaving, Hand Weaving, Woven Baskets, Maori Designs, Modern Flower Arrangements, Green And Brown

Kete Whakairo - Blue/Green/Brown/Red Earth tones

This beautiful Kete Whakairo is woven in Earthy tones of blue, green brown and red Harakeke, with Muka handles. It is an authentic hand woven in traditional Maori weaving methods, and is made to stand up to everyday use if desired. It is woven in Taki Rua, a pattern which is said to represent white bait swimming up stream. Kia ora Raranga o Manu Moana

FLAXWEAVING This unique form of the weaving craft was invented by Maori specifically for native flax (harakeke) and is a good represent. Flax Weaving, Willow Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Basket Weaving, Block Patterns, Maori Designs, Polynesian Designs, Nz Art

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FLAXWEAVING This unique form of the weaving craft was invented by Maori specifically for native flax (harakeke) and is a good representative of one of the most fundamental creative acts by human beings, taking raw materials from nature and processing them into useful articles of beauty. It requires no machinery, only a blade of some type and a good pair of hands. Maori mainly used the edge of a mussel shell, I find it easier to use an old table knife with bone handle and shortened blade…

Pingao, the NZ golden sand sedge (Ficinia spiralis) is a coastal plant which grows on active sand . Coastal Farmhouse, Coastal Cottage, Coastal Decor, Coastal Entryway, Coastal Rugs, Coastal Industrial, Modern Coastal, Coastal Style, Colorful Curtains

Shy flowers bold leaves — the good earth

Pingao, the NZ golden sand sedge (Ficinia spiralis) is a coastal plant which grows on active sand dunes and has the effect of stabilising them. It is lovely and tough - able to grow closer to the water's edge than any other such sand binding plant. It was apparently widespread, b

FLAXWEAVING This unique form of the weaving craft was invented by Maori specifically for native flax (harakeke) and is a good represent. Flax Weaving, Handbag Patterns, Weaving Patterns, Inventions, Baskets, Blog, Crafts, Hobby, Knots

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FLAXWEAVING This unique form of the weaving craft was invented by Maori specifically for native flax (harakeke) and is a good representative of one of the most fundamental creative acts by human beings, taking raw materials from nature and processing them into useful articles of beauty. It requires no machinery, only a blade of some type and a good pair of hands. Maori mainly used the edge of a mussel shell, I find it easier to use an old table knife with bone handle and shortened blade…

Te Papa 07 by Maua Aotearoa Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Basket Weaving, Diy Crochet Rug, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Purse Styles, Weaving Techniques, Chanel Boy Bag

Te Papa 07

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