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New Zealand paua shell (haliotis iris)
available in 4 sizes, in paua or pearl shell

maxi: $NZ160/pr
midi: $NZ127/pr
mini: $NZ114/pr
micro: $NZ95/pr

'Sputnik' earring design feature the concave-shaped inside of the shell. The New Zealand paua shell (haliotis iris) is from Stewart Island, Chatham Islands, or the Southland coastline, places where the seas are roughest and the shell is thickest. Pure silver reflector disc behind (more tarnish-resistance than sterling). Solid sterling silver hoops. Sterling silver earwires. Variations: Pearl shell from the Cook Islands, and New Zealand nephrite jade (pounamu) from New Zealand's South Island.


Brian Adam - www.adam.co.nz/jewellery/ - Auckland, New Zealand