Contemporary koru patterns.

The Koru - Maori Symbol of Creation 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.

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Koru Connect Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Roseanne Jones

Koru Connect Painting by Roseanne Jones - Koru Connect Fine Art Prints and…

Maori symbol

The spiral shaped Maori koru is derived from an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movements towards an inner coil refers to 'going back to the beginning'. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic of new life;

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The original version of this illustration was from a series created for the ‘Making Waves’ exhibition for Surfers Against Sewage. Art by: Maia Walczak

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Beautiful photo of the fern frond unravelling.

The Silver fern (Cyathea dealbata) is endemic to New Zealand. The unfurling frond is the basis for the Maori koru symbol.

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