symbol KORU is the Maori word for "bight" or "loop" and refers to the new shoots of the silver fern, The spiral shaped koru is derived from an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movements towards an inner coil refers to 'going back to the beginning'. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic for new life, hope, perfection, rebirth, a new start, awakening, personal growth, purity, nuturing, a new phase in life, the spirit of rejuvenation and peace.

The spiral shaped Maori koru is derived from an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movements towards an inner coil refers to 'going back to the beginning'. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic of new life; a new beginning.

Koru Spiral, Interlocked.  The Koru represents the fern frond as it opens bringing new life and purity to the world. It also represents peace, tranquility and spirituality along with a strong sense of re growth or new beginnings.   The Koru is also often associated with nurturing so when interlocked with others is frequently used to represent the strength and purity of a loving relationship within a family.

The Koru represents the fern frond as it opens… …

Maori Art - NZ Silver Fern

NZ Maori inspired fern image is not literal but organic in movement. I do like the way that this image has several colors inside of it providing movement and interest even though it is a single image.

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Hand-Drawn Abstract Henna Mendie Flowers Doodle Vector Illustration Design Element - Stock Vector from the largest library of royalty-free images, only at Shutterstock.

Glass Maori Twist and Koru Ornament 15cm http://www.shopenzed.com/glass-maori-twist-and-koru-ornament-15cm-xidp521120.html

Glass Maori Twist and Koru Ornament

Maori Double Koru Glass Ornament 25cm  http://www.shopenzed.com/maori-double-koru-glass-ornament-25cm-xidp234276.html

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Small Glass Maori Double Koru Ornament 7cm http://www.shopenzed.com/small-glass-maori-double-koru-ornament-7cm-xidp389090.html

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Piece of art that I'd love.  'Ngahere' by Bronwyn Waipuka.

Bronwyn Waipuka Kura Gallery Maori Art Design New Zealand Mana Wahine Series Framed Digital Print Ngahere The Forest


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