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Kurupapa

Jade

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$490 NZD

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132mm x 12mm
3191KH
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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.