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Matariki Star Map Earrings Large
Shine brightly like the stars in the sky, with the blessings of your Ancestors with these beautiful handmade Matariki Star Map earrings
These beautiful Matariki Star Map earrings are each hand-cut from your choice of 100% recycled copper, brass or sterling silver. Each earring is cut in an oval shape measuring approximately 3cm across and 5cm long. They come with a your choice of handmade silver earhooks, or a silver stud finishing.
Each Matariki Star Map earring features a delicate map of the stars. Each star is drilled by hand with hand sawed star-trails. The earrings are gently domed and finished with a beautiful matt brushed surface.
These earrings represent the star (and constellation) Matariki or Pleiades. In many indigenous cultures world-wide, the constellation Pleiades is important. Matariki signifies the beginning of the Māori New Year when it rises above the horizon at dawn in mid-winter. It is a time of reflection about the year past, preparation for the year ahead, and a chance to celebrate the value of friends, family and community.
Copper, Brass, Silver
Silver Earhooks, Silver Studs