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Aurei

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Richard Witeri Kai Whakairo (Graduate Carver)
Te Whakatōhea, Te Arawa, Ngāti Ranginui
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$450 NZD

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130mm x 17mm
0599RC
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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.