New Zealand Maori (New Zealand’s indigenous inhabitants) call the ocean Moana. This breathtakingly striking pendant symbolizes the mighty ocean – the swirls of the Paua Shell Cabochon mimic those of the deep ocean from which it was harvested.
The oval shape itself stands as a sign of uniqueness and a zest for life, celebrating the creative mind and a kindred spirit in the risk-takers who dive deep under the water to retrieve precious Paua Shell.
- Approximate measurements: 25mm x 43mm
- Supplied on an 18 inch chain
Paua is part of the Abalone family. Paua is often referred to as the Sea Opal due to its blue/green coloring and the incredible swirls that create individual patterns on each and every piece of jewelry. The Paua shell in this design was harvested from the pristine clear coastal waters of New Zealand. These areas are renowned for their water quality, both pollution free and rich in minerals. These minerals give the New Zealand Paua shell its intense depth of color and thickness of shell.
This item has Palladium plating over a base metal alloy. Palladium jewelry has a beautiful silvery-white sheen, and is extremely durable.
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