Maori Earrings | Moko Kauae
MAORI EARRINGS Traditional and Contemporary Designs "WORN BY WARRIORS" Handmade ‘Moko Kauae’ brass disc earrings with sterling silver ear-pins. Unique and powerful, These beautiful high-quality pieces would be perfect for giving to someone special or as a gift to yourself. These hand-crafted earrings look good on everyone and will not go unnoticed! The design of these earrings was inspired by the ‘Moko Kauae’, or the sacred female facial tattoo of the Maori of New Zealand, Aotearoa. The…
Earrings Red, Taki rua circle
Taki Rua: This pattern is a raranga (weaving) pattern and is often referred to as ‘two up, two down’ which is the style of weave. This pattern is often used for kete (bags) and whariki (matts) and is the next step up from the beginner pattern taki tahi.Earring details:Size: MED: 3 - 4 cm in length Earring material: Red tint perspex (which is a transparent material).Earring hooks: Silver plated (NF) hooks.
Earrings Green, Tāniko
Tāniko designs express histories, ideas and values important in Te Ao Maori (The Maori World). This is our tāniko pattern representing Papatūānuku (Mother Earth) and our whenua (land). It is a section of a larger piece of tāniko. Earring details:Size: XLRG: 7cm in lengthEarring material: Green tint perspex.Earring hooks: Silver plated (NF) hooks.
Earrings Gold, Whakarare rectangle
Whakarare meaning to confuse or distort, it is a pattern traditionally used in whakairo (Māori carving). Earring details:Sizes:* MED: 3 - 4 cm in length ***note - the medium gold have a mirror reflective surface, which isn't captured very well in the photos attached.**** LRG: 4 - 5cm in lengthEarring material: Gold gravograph (pvc).Earring hooks: Silver plated (NF) hooks.