Kapeu Mau Taringa Short Hooked Earrings

Sands Carving Studio

PKA1441S

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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

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

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