Kapeu Mau Taringa Short Hooked Earrings

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This pair of Kapeu Mau Taringa Long Hooked Earrings measure 36 x 19 mm and are hand carved by Nikki Shaw.

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: Earrings, NIKKI SHAW, Traditional Carving

Category: Earring, Earrings, Hook, Kahotea, Kapeu, nikki, Pounamu

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