Huia Feather Earrings & Necklace
Sterling silver feathers (3cm long), handpainted in black porcelain paint, tinged with gold, and tipped in white. Hanging from sterling silver earhooks.
Huia Feather earrings $156
Huia Feather necklace $151
A striking black bird with a white band across its tail feather tips, the prized Huia bird was hunted to extinction. Huia were regarded as Tapu (sacred) by Maori, and the wearing of the beautiful feathers was reserved for people of high status.