Pacific designs showcased
Shona Tawhiao will be doing her part to shine the spotlight on Pacific designers next month when she goes from her workshop in Avondale to the catwalks of London.
Makire Pikihiua | National Library of New Zealand
Cabinet card portrait of Makire Pikihuia, wearing a korowai (tag cloak),taken on 17 December 1892 by Samuel Carnell of Napier. Inscriptions: Margi...
Meaning – Hei Matau = Fish Hook
Kura Gallery Aotearoa Art + Design – we exhibit and sell an extensive range of original quality Maori and New Zealand made art and design that is unique to Aotearoa. Established in 1998 Kura has artspaces in both Auckland and Wellington and represents established and emerging Maori and New Zealand artists.
4 Maori Symbol Necklaces and their Meanings
I am completely hooked on Maori symbol necklaces. These pendants are commonly carved from bone and jade (greenstone or pounamu) sometimes attached to their cords with authentic, traditional bindings.(As on the photo to the right) Not only are...