Just as the caterpillar is protectively encased in it’s Chrysalis before immerging as a stunningly beautiful butterfly the Paua Shell cabochon on our Chrysalis brooch is nestled within the sleek smooth curves of the surrounding panel. This reminds the wearer of a stage in their life where they feel they need to rest and recuperate before blossoming into a life filled with new possibilities.
Approximate dimensions: 40mm x 18mm
22 carat gold plate (also available in palladium plate)
Jewellery box included
This item is also available in palladium plate (soft silver white)
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Ariki New Zealand Jewellery
Ariki is one of the largest New Zealand jewellery manufacturers, making high quality natural jewellery since 1932. Ariki’s Paua Shell Jewellery (in American English: Paua Shell Jewelry) – features Paua shell, which is unique for intense blue, purple and green colours. Paua is a member of the Abalone family and is only found in the clean, clear coastal waters of New Zealand . Only the best graded shells are selected for Ariki jewellery. Paua is a governed by a quota system which ensures that it is a sustainable resource.
Paua Shell Jewellery is available in 22ct Gold Plate, Palladium and Sterling Silver.
Also a wide selection of Nephrite Jade and New Zealand Icons are available.