Story: Extinctions

Huia brooch (3rd of 3)

Huia brooch

This brooch is made from the beak of a female huia, mounted in gold. It is thought to have been made about 1900.

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Reference: I.006383

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How to cite this page:

Richard Holdaway, 'Extinctions - Smaller birds, reptiles, frogs, fish, plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13674/huia-brooch (accessed 17 September 2021)

Story by Richard Holdaway, published 24 Sep 2007