Paua Veneer Brooches
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- Laser cut paua veneer upon aluminium base - Hand crafted - Wear any way - portrait or landscape!
Frangipani – a design frequently used in Pacific Island Tapa Cloth representing the beautifully fragrant Frangipani Flower.
Taniko, (or taaniko) is a traditional weaving technique of Māori, resulting in bands of weaving that adorn traditional cloaks.
Patiki, resembles the diamond shape of the Flounder and symbolizes generosity of women providing for her whole Iwi (tribe) and an acknowledgement to the work of her Tane (man)
Ponga, New Zealand’s moist forests are ideal fern habitat and a whopping 200 species grow here. And none are more famous or prized than our Silver Fern! “Ponga” to the Maori who used it as food, medicine and building material :-) In more recent years Silver fern has come to represent the sporting spirit of New Zealand and this distinctly New Zealand symbol is worn like a badge of honour by the people, products and services of this great country.
Want to know more? You'll find the full story of materials used in JMNZ Jewellery
- Designs - Frangipani - Taniko - Wave - Patiki - Leaf
Original JMNZ design - Proudly NZ Made
- Our collections are innovative yet simple, they’re also simple to care for! Just store your cherished piece in its box. Surfaces can be wiped if needed with a cloth and detergent.