Henare is a jewellery label based in Rotorua, New Zealand. It's founder, Nerida Johnstone formally trained in sculpture, working extensively in lost wax casting before forging Henare into the modern, edgy adornment brand it is today.Henare jewellery is a merging of nature's gifts and life's memories and is lovingly handmade.
Kete is the Maori word for a woven bag. Kete whakairo is the most widely used style of kete and is generally decorated with geometric patterns. Woven by local artist Maria McLean Her kete whakairo are prepared and woven in the Maori tradition. Maria weaves with harakeke (New Zealand flax) grown around Rotorua. She uses the muka (fibre) of harakeke to plait the handles, and colours the kete with commercial dyes.
made from pure New Zealand wool in Rotorua by Hayley Burnett backing is plain black cotton
I am so excited to be showing this year at NZ Fashion week 2017! I am hosting my first solo show while launching a few new ranges, we have already sent initial invites out but I have a few left you can purchase 2 types of tickets directly on our website and we will send tickets out to you a week before the show
Decorative poi made from vintage style fabric with over-sized woolen tassel Suitable for hanging on hooks and walls as a display
Unique resin cast taonga by Rotorua Carver Richard Mitai-Ngatai Can be worn by both men and women Neck cord (which is adjustable) is hand braided waxed cotton, hence the name taonga whiri, closure is made of paua and eyes of tiki are inlaid with paua. With these unique designs being hand crafted you can guarantee no two are the same Can be treated just like green stone, does not mark, is lightweight and suitable for everyday wear
1st drop of my Winter collection 2017 - a mix of printed knits warm angora blends, merino + NZ wool Tartan pieces and checkered fabrics with styled hats shot on a really cool ivy inspired wall.