TT: Borrowing Trouble
If you’re looking for Wednesday Wanderings, just wander back a page to find out what sunflowers and the rock band Queen have in common. Or read on… JANE: Alan, last week you brought up…
Love & Family symbol ~ Handcarved in Bone.
Hand carved from cow bone . This piece shows the koru design as the main feature surrounded by three smaller koru to symbolise family bonding, perhaps three siblings or a family of three. Or it could just be that you connect with the spiritual growth aspect of this design and the trinity that brings body, mind & spirit into harmony. The koru is a sacred symbol that is found in nature and symbolises new beginnings & spiritual growth, it can inspire new ideas & projects. The trinity is a…
Hurihuri – The Twist
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.
Maori Karakia or prayer... May the sun bring you energy by day May the moon softly restore you by night May the rain wash away your worries May the wind blow new strength into your being May you walk on this earth in peace all the days of your life and know its beauty for ever and ever, amen
All Flax – Maori flax weaving
How to buy Examples of flax weaving (for sale on request) About flax weaving My flax pa About me How to buy Tena koutou! Weaving a flax flower is part of my tours, but if you would like learn more, purchase a piece on this page or would like something made to order, please send […]
Best Flax Flower Bouquets, Arrangements & Corporate Gifts
Artiflax Flax Flowers for the best Wedding Bouquets, Wedding Cake Toppers, Corporate Gifts. All hand made in New Zealand.
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…