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  • $98.00$104.00

    DESCRIPTION
    A real paua shell set with a sterling silver bail dangles on a delicate fine sterling silver chain necklace. Outer shell has been covered with handformed and sculpted clay. Sprinkled with speckles of natural Aotearoa New Zealand beach sand. Clay is marine turquoise to match the colour of the paua and the ocean.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Paua shells symbolise the expression of the well-known quote “it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” Rough on the outside and lustrous on the inside. A reminder to shine your light from the inside out.
    – Whether it’s something you treasure yourself or a gift for someone, paua shells are also a symbol of home as they were once the dwelling place for marine creatures. Wear this jewellery to keep your thoughts at ease and remind yourself that you will always have a safe haven wherever life may take you.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – shell height: approx 15mm
    – chain metal: 45cm or 50cm, sterling silver
    – packaging: microfibre pouch or charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Freshwater paua shells have been sourced from a local paua farm. These shells are not wild paua that are protected. Shells have not reached full maturity are sustainably used for jewellery and home decor.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • $89.00$95.00

    DESCRIPTION
    A pair of real Paua shells set on hypoallergenic stainless steel earring posts. Outer shell has been covered with handformed and sculpted granite grey or marine turquoise clay. Sprinkled with speckles of natural Aotearoa beach sand as a keepsake to hold New Zealand close to you.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Paua shells symbolise the expression of the well-known quote “it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” Rough on the outside and lustrous on the inside. A reminder to shine your light from the inside out.
    – Whether it’s something you treasure yourself or a gift for someone, paua shells are also a symbol of home as they were once the dwelling place for marine creatures. Wear this jewellery to keep your thoughts at ease and remind yourself that you will always have a safe haven wherever life may take you.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – shell height: approx 10mm
    – earring post: stainless steel
    – packaging: microfibre pouch or charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Freshwater paua shells have been sourced from a local paua farm. These shells are not wild paua that are protected. Shells have not reached full maturity are sustainably used for jewellery and home decor.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • $112.00$118.00

    DESCRIPTION: A baroque tear drop flat pearl plays mother to a baby rice baroque pearl. Wear this necklace and share your story as a proud mother (or nana)! Baroque pearls are lovely representations of you and your child. It’s because freshwater baroque pearls are non-traditional pearls that come in unique free-form shapes and sizes. They are organic gems loved by who celebrate individuality & “perfect imperfection”.

    PEARL SIZE: Approx 3mm (child) and 18-20mm (mother) pearls. There will be slight size, shape and colour variations due to its natural elements.

    CHAIN: 45mm long, .925 sterling silver cable chain or 16k goldfilled cable chain

    PACKAGING: Microfibre Pouch or Charcoal Black Cardboard Box

  • $89.00$95.00

    DESCRIPTION: A pair of brass cut manuka flowers have been hand-hammered for a rustic organic look. Real dried manuka pods set in the centre. Manuka is one of New Zealand’s iconic natives. She represents resilience, protection and fortitude.

    SIZE: 20mm brass flower

    EARRING DROP: 35mm, 16k gold filled wire

    PACKAGING: Microfibre Pouch or Charcoal Black Cardboard Box. Every Nostalgem order will be wrapped, all ready for gift-giving.

  • $147.00

    DESCRIPTION: Sun-bleached pipi shell has been hand sculpted in clay and created into a drop necklace. .925 Sterling silver-plated at a thick 3 microns.

    Pipi shells are an expression of your love for Kiwiana summer & beach holidays. Organic & raw nature jewellery that celebrates your unique stories. Sustainably & ethically handpicked & handmade in New Zealand.

    SHELL SIZE: Approx 10mm. There will be slight size, shape and colour variations due to its natural elements.

    BAIL RING SIZE: Approx 5mm in height

    METAL: .925 sterling silver plated (3 microns).

    CHAIN: 45mm long, sterling silver or gold filled chain.

    PACKAGING: Microfibre Pouch and Charcoal Black Cardboard Box.

    OPTIONS: We will wrap each jewellery item for you. You can request for small gift card with personalised message.

  • $147.00

    DESCRIPTION
    A fragment from a real fish bone vertebrae, Transformed into a vessel pendant by hand forming bone with sculptor’s clay and silver-plated at 3 microns. Inner vertebrae body has been plated with 18k gold. Hangs on a sterling silver fine chain necklace.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Backbone symbolism is strength. Ideal gift for someone who represents the backbone of your life. For instance the backbone of a family is the member who has strength beyond measure. He/she can be relied on and trusted when times are tough, because it’s clear that the family would fall apart without him/her to hold them together.
    – Fish symbolises the spirit of adventure. It’s a representation for those who like to explore deep into unknown waters or outside their home.
    – Share your faith. In Christian symbology, the fish is related to Christ. Often with ICTHS – Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – bone diameter size: approx 10-14mm
    – chain metal: sterling silver or 18k goldplated on sterling silver
    – packaging: microfibre pouch and charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Snapper fish sustainably and ethically caught from the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. The Bay of Islands is known as the fishing mecca of New Zealand.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • $98.00$104.00

    DESCRIPTION
    A real paua shell dangles on a delicate fine sterling silver chain necklace. Outer shell has been covered with handformed and sculpted clay. Sprinkled with speckles of natural Aotearoa New Zealand beach sand. Clay is marine turquoise to match the colour of the paua and the ocean.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Paua shells symbolise the expression of the well-known quote “it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” Rough on the outside and lustrous on the inside. A reminder to shine your light from the inside out.
    – Whether it’s something you treasure yourself or a gift for someone, paua shells are also a symbol of home as they were once the dwelling place for marine creatures. Wear this jewellery to keep your thoughts at ease and remind yourself that you will always have a safe haven wherever life may take you.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – shell height: approx 15mm
    – chain metal: 45cm or 50cm, sterling silver
    – packaging: microfibre pouch or charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Freshwater paua shells have been sourced from a local paua farm. These shells are not wild paua that are protected. Shells have not reached full maturity are sustainably used for jewellery and home decor.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • $93.00$99.00

    DESCRIPTION
    A pair of real Paua shells set on hypoallergenic stainless steel earring posts. Outer shell has been covered with handformed and sculpted granite grey or marine turquoise clay. Sprinkled with speckles of natural Aotearoa beach sand as a keepsake to hold New Zealand close to you.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Paua shells symbolise the expression of the well-known quote “it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” Rough on the outside and lustrous on the inside. A reminder to shine your light from the inside out.
    – Whether it’s something you treasure yourself or a gift for someone, paua shells are also a symbol of home as they were once the dwelling place for marine creatures. Wear this jewellery to keep your thoughts at ease and remind yourself that you will always have a safe haven wherever life may take you.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – shell height: approx 10mm
    – earring post: stainless steel
    – packaging: microfibre pouch or charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Freshwater paua shells have been sourced from a local paua farm. These shells are not wild paua that are protected. Shells have not reached full maturity are sustainably used for jewellery and home decor.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • $93.00$99.00

    DESCRIPTION
    Real paua shells in mini lever hoops. Outer shell is covered with hand-sculpted clay. Infused with speckles of Bay of Islands beach sand and gold flakes. Resembles natural turquoise stone that complement the colour of paua and the sea.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Paua shells symbolise the expression of the well-known quote “it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” Rough on the outside and lustrous on the inside. A reminder to shine your light from the inside out.
    – Whether it’s something you treasure yourself or a gift for someone, paua shells are also a symbol of home as they were once the dwelling place for marine creatures. Wear this jewellery to keep your thoughts at ease and remind yourself that you will always have a safe haven wherever life may take you.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – shell height: approx 20mm
    – earring hoop: 12mm diameter, gold plated or silver plated lever hoops
    – packaging: microfibre pouch or charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Freshwater paua shells have been sourced from a local paua farm. These shells are not wild paua that are protected. Shells have not reached full maturity are sustainably used for jewellery and home decor.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • $93.00$99.00

    DESCRIPTION
    Real paua shells in C shaped hooks. Outer shell is covered with hand-sculpted clay. Infused with speckles of Bay of Islands beach sand and gold flakes. Resembles natural turquoise stone that complement the colour of paua and the sea.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Paua shells symbolise the expression of the well-known quote “it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” Rough on the outside and lustrous on the inside. A reminder to shine your light from the inside out.
    – Whether it’s something you treasure yourself or a gift for someone, paua shells are also a symbol of home as they were once the dwelling place for marine creatures. Wear this jewellery to keep your thoughts at ease and remind yourself that you will always have a safe haven wherever life may take you.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – shell height: approx 20mm
    – earring hoop: 20mm diameter, gold plated C hoops
    – packaging: microfibre pouch or charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Freshwater paua shells have been sourced from a local paua farm. These shells are not wild paua that are protected. Shells have not reached full maturity are sustainably used for jewellery and home decor.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • Out of Stock
    $93.00$99.00

    DESCRIPTION
    Real mini freshwater paua shells set in classic french hook earring wires. Outer shell is covered with hand-sculpted clay. Infused with speckles of Bay of Islands beach sand and gold flakes. Resembles natural turquoise stone that complement the colour of paua and the sea.

    WEAR & SHARE YOUR STORY
    – Paua shells symbolise the expression of the well-known quote “it is not what is outside, but what is inside that counts.” Rough on the outside and lustrous on the inside. A reminder to shine your light from the inside out.
    – Whether it’s something you treasure yourself or a gift for someone, paua shells are also a symbol of home as they were once the dwelling place for marine creatures. Wear this jewellery to keep your thoughts at ease and remind yourself that you will always have a safe haven wherever life may take you.

    OTHER DETAILS
    – shell height: approx 20mm
    – earring hoop: Approx 45mm, sterling silver or 18k gold-filled
    – packaging: microfibre pouch or charcoal black cardboard box

    PROVENANCE
    Freshwater paua shells have been sourced from a local paua farm. These shells are not wild paua that are protected. Shells have not reached full maturity are sustainably used for jewellery and home decor.

    ONE-OF-A-KIND JEWELLERY
    We work with natural elements to create pieces that are one-of-a kind. What you receive might not look exactly the same as what is pictured, but each piece will share your individuality and uniqueness!

  • $84.00$89.00

    DESCRIPTION: Baroque pearls dangle on mini lever hoops. Baroque means “irregularly shaped’ in French. Freshwater baroque pearls are non-traditional pearls that come in free-form shapes and sizes. Very much a reflection of women who celebrate their individuality and the perfect imperfection.

    PEARL SIZE: Approx 25mm. There will be slight size, shape and colour variations due to its natural elements.

    EARRING HOOP: 12mm diameter, silver plated or gold plated lever hoops.

    PACKAGING: Microfibre Pouch or Charcoal Black Cardboard Box. Every Nostalgem order will be wrapped, all ready for gift-giving.