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Kurupapa

Jade

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Karaitiana Akroyd Tauira (Student)
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$430 NZD

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133mm x 20mm
4251KA
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Description
Kurupapa are long slender pendants typically crafted from pounamu (NZ Jade) or bone. Customarily they were very popular personal adornments. Kurupapa are still commonly worn as pendants and earrings. As with many Māori personal adornments kurupapa are often passed down generationally.