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The koru is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace.

Koru - The unfolding spiral tipped shoots of the New Zealand silver fern plant become new fern fronds. Especially in Maori culture, these Koru have a strong symbolical meaning.

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Maori style kiwi pattern, very easy to make into a beautiful pillow, framed artwork or maybe even as part of a quilt.

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New Zealand fern by KayKay, tagged with: black, white, fern, koru.

Tui bird print A4 by Artprintsandcanvasnz on Etsy

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Koru: The koru (Māori for "loop") is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace - Source: Wikipedia

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As I'm still embracing the bird motif over at Lino Forest I thought I would share some more pretty birdies made with recycled or repurposed.