Pattern: Mana Pasifika, in Māori Tāniko this pattern is commonly known as Niho Taniwha. But is a pattern also found throughout Pasifika (Polynesian islands) such as Tonga, Samoa, Hawai’i, Tahiti and The Cook Islands.
Red being a very pro dominant colour in Pasifika representing the Mana of all live forces.
Size: 11cm (from hook to bottom of earring.)
Earring Materials: Acrylic. Transparent Red.
Earring Hooks: Stainless steel hooks.
Please note, earring hooks are NOT surgical steel or hypoallergenic.
If you require specific medical earring hooks for your order please contact us directly before placing your order.
Every earring is hand crafted, imperfections are apart of the art of hand made jewellery- every piece is imperfectly perfect in their own way.
Copyright © Arawa Designs 2020
Tāne Te Manu
Director of Arawa Designs
Tāne Te Manu McRoberts is a Māori weaver and designer of fine and intricate Polynesian attire. Inspired by his ancestral lineage he creates traditional and contemporary works, from natural resources. He has been commissioned to design and create numerous works for cultural groups and private individuals.
Tāne has always held a passion for the Māori Performing Arts through poi and kākahu.
Tāne Te Manu is descendant of Ngāti Mākino & Ngāti Rangitihi- Te Arawa & Te Whānau ā Apanui- Mataatua, Tauria Mai Tawhiti, Te Arawa.
Along with his Māori lineage Tāne acknowledges all his Ancestors of Tahiti, Hawai’i, Native America, Scandinavia, Britannia, Germany and Ireland.
Arawa Designs acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, live and create: the Wurundjeri people and Elders past and present of the Kulin nations.