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Pounamu is found in many places on the West Coast and is prized for its strength, durability and beauty. Used by the Māori for generations, it denotes great status. Its beauty is still well appreciated as it is found in many West Coast shops and galleries. Please see my previous blogs regarding this precious Taonga […]
New Zealand Jewellery – Paua Shell and Jade
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.