Earrings Silver, Pohutukawa

JELO_011P
$35.00

Add some sparkle to your ears with these star themed earrings. Available in silver and red, these earrings can be worn every day or on special occasions. They are themed around the Matariki Star, Pohutukawa.  Matariki marks the start of the māori new year and is now a recognised public holiday.

The kōrero (story) behind this earring design: Pohutukawa:

Pohutukawa is the star that connects Matariki to the deceased and is the reason people would cry out the names of the dead and weep when Matariki was seen rising in the early morning.”

It is through Pohutukawa that Māori remember those who have died in the past year. - The Star of the Year, Dr Rangi Matamua

Earring details:  

Size: LRG - 5cm in length

Earring material: Silver Gravograph & Red Perspex

Earring hooks: Silver plated (Nickel Free) hoops.

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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Earrings Silver, Pohutukawa
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