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Kurupapa

Jade

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Ihāia Ryan Tauira (Student)
Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Tūwharetoa
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$340 NZD

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112mm x 11mm
3601IR
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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.