A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here http://www.pauaworld.com/maori-shapes-and-symbols/ #samoan #tattoo

Family of five- Maori symbol for family,unity & love. Hand carved in bone by JackieTump on Etsy

Maori koru symbol for family,unity & love~ family of five. Hand carved in bone

Family of five- Maori symbol for family,unity & love. Hand carved in bone by JackieTump on Etsy

Koru - a symbol of Maori art mimicking the fiddlehead of new ferns. It symbolizes new life, growth, development, and peace. The circular shape of the koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point of origin.

Koru - a symbol of Maori art mimicking the fiddlehead of new ferns. It symbolizes new life, growth, development, and peace. The circular shape of the koru helps to convey the idea of perpetual movement while the inner coil suggests a return to the point of origin.

Samoa symbols and their definitions -- Holy Shit I love ALL OF THESE! Need one as a tattoo; meaning I MUST go to Samoa for further validation :)

Samoa symbols and their definitions -- Holy Shit I love ALL OF THESE! Need one as a tattoo; meaning I MUST go to Samoa for further validation :)

"Always gift, never keep for ones self." Bought a lot of greenstone but gifted them all to loved ones. Only kept the ones from auntie Kelly and the toki from Koro.

"Always gift, never keep for ones self." Bought a lot of greenstone but gifted them all to loved ones. Only kept the ones from auntie Kelly and the toki from Koro.

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