Poepoe/Niu Style Choker 20.5"
100% Ni’ihau Shells.
All shells have been picked off the shores of Ni’ihau by native people of the island.
This lei showcases the varies of colors that the Momi and Kahelelani shells can be found.
The colors in this piece is listed:
Momi ‘ōnikiniki ‘ele‘ele
Momi lenalena maika‘i
Momi ke‘oke‘o maikia‘i
Kahelelani ‘ākala wai pāpipi
Kahelelani ‘ōma‘oma ‘o
This lei tied in both Niu and Poepoe Style.
It is approx. 20.5” long.
Closed with two Pōleholeho (Bumpy Cowries) with a 14k gold hook and eye clasp.
All shells are picked and made by native families of Ni’ihau. In accordance to Hawai’i state law, H.B. No. 2569, all shells in this piece contains at least 80% Ni’ihau shells and is made in Hawai’i. The percentage of shells from Ni’ihau in this piece is 100%.
Certificate of Authenticity provided with purchase.