Whakairo

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linked koru pendant, Kerry Thompson (Maori) Kerry Thompson is a master of traditional wearable art. He is one of New Zealand’s best known and most skilled carvers with an unmistakable style that. Wooden Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Fish Hook Necklace, Cultural Crafts, Bone Crafts, Maori Designs, Animal Bones, Maori Art, Carving Designs

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linked koru pendant, Kerry Thompson (Maori) Kerry Thompson is a master of traditional wearable art. He is one of New Zealand’s best known and most skilled carvers with an unmistakable style that...

The bone club (kotiate) carried by Te Kooti, and the tomahawk (patiti) carried by his lieutenant Peka Makarini. Photographed by an Evening Post st. Abstract Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Nz History, History Online, Maori Tribe, Maori People, Maori Art, Kiwiana

Weapons carried by Te Kooti and Peka Makarini

Weapons carried by Te Kooti and Peka Makarini.

Traditional Maori Green Jade Patu Mere Sculpture : Mountain Jade New Zealand Jade, Maori Tribe, Maori People, Polynesian Islands, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Art Carved, Aboriginal Art, Ancient History

New Zealand Pounamu Small Mere with Black Cord

This is a very unique small jade mere. It has been hand carved by Mountain Jade carvers from a piece of jade which is mix of earthy tones, including yellows, greens and browns.

Patiti (hatchet) | Ahua Māori Art Gallery | NZ Maori Arts and Crafts

Ahua Māori Art Gallery | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

Whariki made from kiekie by Dame Rangimarie Hetei, pattern is "Karu o te Whenua", Waikato Museum collection Textile Prints, Textile Patterns, Print Patterns, Textiles, Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Pattern Paper, Pattern Art, Maori Designs

Whariki / woven mat (Maniapoto)

This whariki (woven mat) was made by Dame Rangimarie Hetet in 1963. Made from kiekie. Natural kiekie and dyed green kiekie (bush plant) have been used and woven to create the pattern, "Karu o te Whenua", also known as "Wahi Rua".

Extremely rare long Strike Patiti Paraoa (hatchet), the iron Maori Words, Love Stick, Maori Art, Indigenous Art, Makers Mark, Swords, Sticks, Knives, Islands

Extremely rare long Strike Patiti Paraoa (hatchet), the iron…

Extremely rare long Strike Patiti Paraoa (hatchet), the iron blade with no makers mark is of the type known to have been traded by the British navel contingencies during the early 19th century, the shaft is created from dense marine ivory, possible sperm whale, the use of such prestigious material suggests this was a weapon created for a warrior of great mana. Masterfully crafted the Patiti Paraoa was an extremely effective weapon against horse mounted opponents. A number of Gustavus von…

Patiti (hatchet) | Ahua Māori Art Gallery | NZ Maori Arts and Crafts

Ahua Māori Art Gallery | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

Harakeke (flax) kete with flat bottoms and flat woven handles. Small kete has small stone toggle Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Basket Weaving, Polynesian Designs, Maori Designs, Sisal, Cultural Crafts, Maori Art

Red & Blk 'te kete a Maro'

Harakeke (flax) kete with flat bottoms and flat woven handles. Small kete has small stone toggle

Patiti - Koiwi | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts Maori Art, Art Gallery, Shell, Arts And Crafts, Carving, Culture, History, Ideas, King

Ahua Māori Art Gallery | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

Pūrerehua (Bull Roarer) by Te Rangikāpiki Fraser, Māori artist Maori Words, New Zealand Flax, Flax Fiber, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Chur, Carving Designs, Bone Carving, Wood Sculpture

Pūrerehua (Bull Roarer) by Te Rangikāpiki Fraser, Māori artist (K130701)

Medium: tōtara, muka (New Zealand flax fibre), feathers (weka), MDF base. Size: 13 x 9.5 x 4.5 inches (on base). “The piece is a contemporary take on a traditional instrument which is usually made of one piece of timber. I’ve used two seperate bits of totara which gives a hollowed effect”.

Patiti - Koiwi | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

Ahua Māori Art Gallery | NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

NZ Māori Arts and Crafts

Medium: maire (ironwood), harakeke (New Zealand flax fibre), feathers (pūkeko), MDF base. Size: 14 x x 4 inches (incl. New Zealand Flax, Flax Fiber, Maori Art, Vintage Keys, Wood Art, Primitive, Garden Design, Diy And Crafts, Carving

Wahaika II by Te Rangikāpiki Fraser, Māori artist (K140903)

Medium: maire (ironwood), harakeke (New Zealand flax fibre), feathers (pūkeko), MDF base. Size: 14 x 11.5 x 4 inches (incl. base).