If you are lucky enough to have friends in life then you are truly blessed.
My closest friends are my family but I also have close friends who I see as the family I have chosen!
I often surprise my closest friend by buying her friendship jewellery which will stand the test of time – just like our relationship always has.
Please allow me to show you a few special and unique pieces of fine New Zealand Jewellery from the Ariki New Zealand Jewellery range which to me symbolise the special relationships between friends.
Beloved Pendant – PO899 and GP899
The simple definition of beloved is something that is very special, important, or valuable – esteemed as rare or precious. Our stunning Beloved pendant is certainly one that will be of special importance to the wearer.
This uniquely precious fine jewellery piece signifies the special and important people in our lives – our friends.
Friendship Pendant PO837 and GP837
This delicate design symbolises the special bond we share with our closest friends. A token of good times together and lasting memories made, this design reflects the happiness, love and support our friends give us. The wearing of this pendant celebrates the gift of true friendship. And to give this fine piece of Ariki New Zealand jewellery as friendship jewellery would certainly be perfect to celebrate this special bond.
Double Twist Earrings PE125 and PE225 and Sterling Silver SE10 SP29
A very strong and long lasting design, the double twist represents a spiritual merger of two people for eternity. Although the lives of loved ones will take different paths, they will always be connected, crossing each-other in life or death. It is a potent statement of loyalty, friendship and love. Our stunning design also holds a circular cabochon nestled preciously within the bottom twist.
Just as preciously as we hold those closest to us.
Well-being pendant sterling silver SP36
This impressive native New Zealand Māori Design of the Hei-Matau is a meaningful friendship gift that delivers and expresses your wishes of safety and wellbeing to your loved ones. This eye-catching design symbolises these special relationships with its spiralling sterling silver interlinking with the striking Paua Shell cabochon signifying the joining of the two friendships.
Triple Twist pendant sterling silver SP6
Our strikingly gorgeous sterling silver triple twist pendant depicts two new shoots growing together – it represents the joining of cultures, the bonding of friendship for life so would make for a wonderful wedding or friendship gift for someone you will treasure for eternity.
Soulmate pendant Sterling Silver SP37
Throughout life you may find one person who is unlike any other, someone you can talk to for hours and never get bored, who will listen to you and never judge, they understand you like no other and will be there for you forever no matter what. This person is your soulmate, your best friend and you should never let them go. Our precious Soul mate pendant honours this unique relationship. Certainly a friendship gift which would be treasured for a lifetime.
Single Twist Pendant – Freeform ZGP05
For Māori, the native New Zealand people, this single twist symbol consists of a closed loop with three knots. Pikorua, as the Māori name this symbol, refers to eternal emerging paths in life. The eight-shaped single twist symbolizes the strength of the bond between two people, their loyalty and friendship. It’s said to represent the path of life and symbolize the strong bond between these two loved ones. Although people will take different paths in their lives they will always be connected and will return to each other. A truly meaningful gift to any close friend.
Pikopiko Greenstone Jade – Freeform Pendant ZGP22
This traditionally designed Jade freeform pendant twist resembles two intertwined Pikopiko ferns. Pikopiko is a pale green new-growth fern frond that thrives in shady, damp areas of the New Zealand woods. The entanglement has no beginning or end which refers to an eternal bond between two persons. This pendant symbolises the strength and beauty of enduring friendship and interwoven lives. It is inspired by the symbols of life and growth.
Quadruple Twist Polished Pendant – POUNAMU GREENSTONE W44
To the native people of New Zealand, the Maori the twist or Pikorua on our Genuine New Zealand Greenstone pendant resembles the intertwined Pikopiko ferns. Pikopiko is a pale green new-growth fern frond that thrives in shady, damp areas of the New Zealand woods and Rua is the Maori word for the number two.
The entanglement has no beginning or end which refers to an eternal bond between people. The pikorua symbol shows how individuals sometimes go their own way on their path of life but always come back together because of their strong bond hence the description of pikorua as “The path of love and life”.
The Pikorua symbolizes the strength and beauty of enduring friendship and interwoven lives. It is inspired by the symbols of life and growth.
This unique and beautiful piece of genuine New Zealand Greenstone or Pounamu as the Maori have named it, has been hand carved and then polished to a high shine finish and would most definitely be a prized treasure for anyone who may receive it.
Triple Twist Polished Pendant – POUNAMU GREENSTONE W55
For Maori, the native New Zealand people this triple twist symbol is also an eternity symbol. The triple twist refers to the bond between peoples, communities, or cultures rather than individuals. Traditionally given as an offering of friendship between different tribes. The shape represents loyalty and friendship that stays strong through the many challenges of life. It is inspired by the symbols of life and growth.
This unique and beautiful piece of genuine New Zealand Greenstone or Pounamu as the Maori people have named it, has been hand carved and then polished to a high shine finish and would most definitely be a prized treasure for anyone who may receive it.
Pewter Koru Twist PP104
The koru on this pewter pendant is known as a traditional native New Zealand Maori symbol representing new life, creation and fresh beginnings. The koru reminds us that it’s never too late to start afresh, realise our dreams and pursue our greatest passions with the support of those around us. The twist on this pendant depicts two new shoots growing together – it represents the joining of cultures, the bonding of friendship for life so would make for a wonderful wedding or friendship gift for someone you will treasure for eternity.