• Always bonded Huia Pacific Necklace

  • $100.00

  • Description

    Tania Tupu's handwoven Huia Necklace of the extinct Huia bird sadly silenced before our generation could hear their song. 

    • Portrait framed Huia female and male paired together with the Siapo (tapa Cloth) flower motif iconic to the pacific.
    • Wearable handcrafted 3-dimensional Huia beads woven together with double-sided silk ribbon and finished with an adjustable toggle.
    • A feather of a huia was given as a token of friendship and respect and worn by high ranking chiefs symbolizing leadership and mana.
    • The most sacred bird of all of Tane's children, graceful, vulnerable and socially quiet, a bird that bonded in pairs for life.
    • Pantone matched Teal bead. 

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