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Huia Feather Necklace, Black

The extinct Huia bird sadly silenced before our generation could hear their song. A pendant symbolising how precious it is for all wahine to bring balance to the world while in positions of leadership. Poutama Porourangi tukutuku design on the huia feather represents the search for knowledge and was a pattern introduced by Tania's ancestor Sir Apirana Ngata representing their famous ancestor Porourangi of Ngati Porou.  Shaped like the tukutuku panels that adorn the walls of our wharenui.

  • The pendant measures 20mm x 100mm.
  • The chain measures 600mm with a 100mm extender for length flexibility.
  • Resin.
  • Gold Plated Stainless chain.

Tania Tupu

Tania Tupu (Ngāti Porou) has been a jewellery designer since 2006, after previously representing the Tall Ferns-NZ Women’s Basketball team from 1992-2004. Her contemporary work is inspired by Māori and The Pacific Islands. Each piece is individually handcrafted with 3 dimensional art and carefully thought out, even down to choosing the perfect chain to match her necklace's original designs. Her pieces are created in the beautiful Titahi Bay.

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