Ariki New Zealand Jewellery | Paua Shell and NZ Greenstone (Jade)

Natural Jewellery

Made in New Zealand. Featuring unique paua shell from the pristine coastal waters of New Zealand.
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Paua Earrings

Check our popular paua earings collection. Plated with 22ct Gold Plate
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Sterling Silver

Beautiful and authentic paua shell set into Sterling Silver earrings and pendants.
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What our customers say

The jewelry purchased was delightful — and much appreciated by those to whom I gave pieces as gifts. You should be proud of the artistry shown by your designers and the quality evidenced by your craftsmen and women.

Richard J. Connors


Water inspired jewellery

Teardrop Jewellery As the snow from the mountain tops melt and the cold frosty mornings get fewer I’ve been contemplating our “water” inspired unique New Zealand Jewellery pieces in our range. PE439/PE339 – Teardrop Earrings PE486/PE386 – Teardrop Hoop Earrings PE241/PE141 – Teardrop Swirl Dangle Earrings GP874/PO874 – Teardrop Swirl Pendant GP582/PO582 – Large Tear … Continue Reading about Water inspired jewellery


Matariki is the name the Native New Zealand People, Māori give to a cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. Every winter the rising of the stars of Puaka (Puanga) and Matariki herald the end of the lunar year and the start of the next within the Māori World. Traditionally Māori viewed the rising … Continue Reading about Matariki

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About Ariki New Zealand Jewellery

Ariki is the world’s most successful designer/manufacturer of Paua shell jewellery (in American English: paua shell jewelry). It is also one of the largest New Zealand jewellery manufacturers. The name “Ariki” is from the Maori language and means “The Chief”.
By using only the best quality Paua shells Ariki’s Paua shell jewellery, is able to clearly distinguish itself from its imitators all around the world. At this website you can buy your paua shell pendants and paua earrings online.
Ariki also offers an extensive Nephrite Jade jewellery collection, including kiwi brooches and Maori jewellery pendants.
Unlike most of our New Zealand competitors we have a proud history of being a New Zealand based manufacturer employing New Zealanders to produce products for sale in New Zealand,  overseas and online.