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Aurei

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Kihoro Hohepa Tauira (Student)
Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Rongomai
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$220 NZD

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85mm x 8mm
4111KH
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Description
Aurei were customarily used as a pin for fastening cloaks and may be made from bone, stone, wood or shell. They may also have been worn through the ear as an earring or around the neck as a pendant. Aurei are still commonly worn as pendants and earrings and as with most Māori personal adornments, are often passed down generationally.