EAR - Nichola, Hiwa-i-te-rangi II

EAR - Nichola, Hiwa-i-te-rangi II

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Based on Hiwa-i-te-rangi, one of the nine stars of Matariki. “The word ‘hiwa’ means ‘vigorous of growth’, and it is to Hiwa that Māori would send their dreams and desires for the year in hope that they would...

 

...The image of the wāhine (woman) is our interpretation of Hiwa, drawn within a tiamana (diamond) which again is in reference to a star.  The tukutuku patterns on the border of this frame are in lots of nine (matariki reference), we have included the actual constellation in her night hair and her moko kauae shows the connection between the stars and us here on the whenua.

 

Measurement:  Length 8.5cm 

 

By Nichola Te Kiri