Paua Shell Earrings #10
Paua Shell Earrings #10
DESCRIPTION: Real baby Paua shells set on hypoallergenic stainless steel earring posts. Paua (also known as abalone) are considered taonga (treasure) to Maori and the rest of New Zealanders. Unlike other Paua shell jewellery, we intentionally chose sun-bleached shells with subtle lustre. Sustainably and ethically harvested from a Northland Paua Farm. SHELL SIZE: Approx 15 x 20mm. There will be slight size, shape and colour variations due to its natural elements. EARRING POSTS: PACKAGING: Gold-Foiled Nostalgem logo on Charcoal Black Cardboard Box with inner black pad 100 x 100 x 40mm. Provenance story card included.
$94.00$109.00
Rock Oyster Shell Earrings #14
Rock Oyster Shell Earrings #14
DESCRIPTION: A pair of rock oyster shell fragments (tio reperepe in Maori) suspend on slim drop earwires. Rims have been handgilded with 23k gold. Rock Oysters are abundant in the intertidal zone in the north of the North Island. They are symbols of strength, courage and survival. They also represent resilience & the willingness for transformation. These fragmented rock oyster shells from the Bay of Islands shores have been sea tumbled, smoothing out its naturally sharp edges. Foraged from the shores of the Bay of Islands in the Far North of New Zealand. SHELL SIZE: Irregular shape approx 30-35mm long. There will be slight size, shape and colour variations due to its natural elements. EARRING WIRE LENGTH: PACKAGING: Gold-Foiled Nostalgem logo on Charcoal Black Cardboard Box with inner black pad 100 x 100 x 40mm. Provenance story card included.
$84.00
Kina Shell Necklace #3
Kina Shell Necklace #3
DESCRIPTION: A kina fragment shell set and gilded gold inside a deep bezel pendant. Kina or sea urchins are found all around the New Zealand coast in shallow water and down to 15m. Looking a like a hedgehog rolled up in a ball, the spines of kina seem to be impenetrable defences. Kina have a nearly spherical shell which protects internal organs. The shell carries its movable spines and tube feet. Kina are symbols of benevolence, kind-heartedness and inner beauty. Collected from one of the shores of the Bay of Islands. PENDANT SIZE:17mm. There will be slight and shape variations due to its natural elements. CHAIN TYPE: 14k gold-filled chain link necklace with chain extender. CHAIN LENGTH: Adjustable lengths 16in/40cm to 18in/45cm. PACKAGING: Gold-Foiled Nostalgem logo on Charcoal Black Cardboard Box with inner black pad 100 x 100 x 40mm. Provenance story card included.
$139.00