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Kapeu

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Te Okiwa Morgan Tauira (Student)
Tūhourangi, Ngāti Wahiao, Ngāti Hinekura, Ngāti Whakaue
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$390 NZD

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120mm x 12mm
3853TO
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Kapeu are slender adornments with a slight bend at the bottom and were often worn as ear pendants. Kapeu were highly prized and a sign of high rank in Māori society. They are commonly also worn as neck pendants. As with many Māori personal adornments kapeu are often passed down generationally.