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Earrings Gold Mirror, Hiwa-i-te-Rangi

JEXLT_19H
$35.00

Add a touch of style to your look with these fashionable earrings. Made from Gold mirror perspex, they suit any outfit and look fantastic in your ears. They are the perfect accessory to add glamour to your daily wardrobe.

Hiwa-i-te-rangi  is one of the stars of Matariki, which is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises in mid-winter and for many Māori, it heralds the start of a new year.

The kōrero (story) behind this earring design: 

The image of the wāhine (woman) is our interpretation of Hiwa, drawn within a taimana (diamond) which again is in reference to a star.  The tukutuku patterns on the border of this frame are in lots of nine (matariki reference), we have included the actual constellation in her night hair and her moko kauae (chin) shows the connection between the stars and us here on the whenua (land).

Earring details:  

Size: XLG approx 7cm 

Earring material: Gold Mirror Perspex

Earring hooks: Gold Plated (Nickel Free) Hooks.

Care instructions: We recommend you care and gently handle your items, treat them like the taonga (treasure) they are. When cleaning, use a damp cloth and let air dry.


***COLOUR VARIATION - Please note while all measures are taken to ensure the colouring of our photos match the actual product, there may be slight variations due to device colour matching***

If you would like to learn more about Matariki check out this link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qypTEOQzz9I

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