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Kurupapa

Jade

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Te Okiwa Morgan Tauira (Student)
Tūhourangi, Ngāti Wahiao, Ngāti Hinekura, Ngāti Whakaue
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$430 NZD

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113mm x 11mm
3852TO
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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.