Three petals of recycled Sterling Silver hanging off a recycled Sterling Silver hook. Based on the native New Zealand Makomako flower. Each petal moves independently and dangles freely from the ear. Designed for StoneArrow by NZ designer Heidi Gilgenberg.
Material: All Stone Arrow silver and copper is 100% recycled.
The Makomako (Wineberry) is a small fast growing tree or shrub that grows throughout New Zealand. It has lovely distinctive flowers that are coloured from cream to dark red.)
The Makomako plant was used in a variety of ways by both Maori and Europeans. It was used as a salve for wounds, as a dye, as food and a sweet juice and the shoots were burnt into charcoal for making gunpowder!
StoneArrow by Nick Feint
Established by Nick Feint about 25 years ago, StoneArrow is a homegrown, artisan business that produces jewellery inspired by the beauty of nature here in Aotearoa. Nick is self taught, and after finishing a business degree realised he wanted to flex those creative muscles full time. The company has developed their ethics and grown their range, while working hard to maintain an environmentally friendly and sustainable business model, creating unique jewellery by using completely second hand materials. Continually inspired by their beautiful surroundings at their Golden Bay workshop (after setting up in Takaka in 2000), they continue to create innovative designs that we are so pleased to support for their beauty and story ! There is so much more to the Stone Arrow ethos and process, so if you want to have a peek behind the scenes please click here!
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