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COVID 19 Update

Ariki is pleased to accept orders again.

  • Please note that we are unable to guarantee delivery times.
  • Postal systems around the world are under strain and we expect delivery to take longer than usual.


Shipping Upgrade (International courier and International courier express)

  • We do not believe that the postal systems can achieve the faster timeframe advertised.
  • You could choose this option if tracking information is useful to you.

Thank you for your patience.

Paua Shell Pendants

Ariki New Zealand Jewellery

Ariki is the world’s most successful designer/manufacturer of Paua shell jewellery. It is also one of the largest New Zealand jewellery manufacturers. The company was established in 1932 when a Marlborough family saw the potential of the Paua shell to be the focal point of a unique New Zealand jewellery collection.

What our customers say.

Beautiful jewelry, amazing customer service! I’m very happy with my ring and necklace. Thank you!

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Worldwide delivery

Worldwide delivery directly from Ariki New Zealand in Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand.

Free shipping

Free shipping of orders above USD 40.00.

Secure Payment

Pay securely using your credit card – no account required- by Stripe or PayPal. Supported currencies: US dollar, Euro, Pound Sterling and Australian dollar.

Made in New Zealand

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 and overseas.

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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.

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