Greenstone Tapa Studs

Greenstone Tapa stud earrings (1.4 cm wide by 1.4 cm long).
Genuine New Zealand Pounamu (Greenstone), sourced and hand carved in Aotearoa (New Zealand).

Pounamu is of great cultural significance for Maori and is believed to enhance mana (prestige) of its possesor. When received as a gift Pounamu is said to gain value as a special treasure.