New Zealand Flower Jade Kapeu Pendant

Sands Carving Studio


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This Kapeu pendant is made from Raukaraka or  Flower Jade and is bound by a tan adjustable wax fibre cord. It measures 11.5 x 1.2 cm. 

Kapeu are traditional earrings worn by both genders and indicate that an individual holds mana (prestige). Kapeu can be further decorated with feathers to enhance their appearance. These taonga were a sign of status, leadership and authority.


Collections: Nikki Shaw, Traditional Carving

Category: Flower Jade, Kapeu, nikki, traditional

Type: Kapeu