Kōrero: Shellfish

Tusk-shell necklace (1 o 2)

Tusk-shell necklace

Māori made necklaces (hangaroa) from tusk shells by threading them onto strings of flax fibre.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Otago Museum
Reference: D51-379-1

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - Chitons, tusk shells and rare classes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/8034/tusk-shell-necklace (accessed 29 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006