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A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/
Maori women, New Zealand, c. 1900. They are doing a Hongi which is a touch of the noses. These is a greeting and also sign of respect.
In this picture she is showing power by staring right at what would be the camera. The mermaid, serena will dress like this as when she trains herself to be a warrior to fight her dad to save her town.
Heavy build, broad, muscular and brooding, but not scary
Hakas... Just gently placing it on the table... More
one of the greatest maori carvers created this heru comb . pataromu tamatea. @designerwallace
Barn Owl by Rex Homan - Medium: kauri, wood base. Size: 8 x 3.5 x 4 inches (incl. base).
New Zealand Patterned Art Drawing 8x10" Print Unframed
The Haka - Maori - Aotearoa - Warrior dance from New Zealand