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September 2016

Wahine Toa: My ancestors and my fears
September 30, 2016

On the eve of the launch of my new Wahine Toa: Warrior Women Collection, I headed to the beach to have…

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Behind the Scenes – Recycled Copper Cuff Bracelets
September 23, 2016

Alrighty then, you Wahine Toa Ataahua (beautiful warrior women), I have limited amounts of this gorgeous copper flashing available.  Check out…

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Behind the Scenes – Wahine Toa – Warrior Women
September 21, 2016

Wahine Toa – let’s find that fierce heart, kick arse Warrior Woman and help her shine! Out in the studio today…

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Pounamu – Maori Spirit Stone
September 18, 2016

Pounamu – New Zealand Greenstone!  This is the most sacred, important material to Maori people of New Zealand. It is believed…

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Behind the Scenes – Hand-stamped Silver Bangles
September 17, 2016

This is the first in a series of videos showing some of the jewellery making processes and methods behind Tiki…

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My Big Why
September 6, 2016

I recently watched a TED Talk  by Simon Sinec about successful businesses and inspirational leadership – and it really got me thinking….

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My Dad – an extra-ordinary life
September 1, 2016

Father’s Day.  It’s always a tricky day for me, because, you see, my dad died 17 years ago, and I miss…

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