Maori art weaving Annabelle Buick Nga Whetu

Maori art weaving, NZ, by Annabelle Buick Nga Whetu,

Tino Glam, Shona Tawhiao (Maori)

Tino Glam, Shona Tawhiao (Maori) “ Tino Glam won the Premier Award and the Obviously Organic category at the 2007 Villa Maria Cult-Couture competition.

Kete (basket) Harakeke (flax) colourful earrings.

New Zealand Maori Kete (basket) Harakeke (flax) colourful earrings.

Flax weaving instructions – fantail

This flax is the leaf of Phormium spp, found in NZ. Looks similar to dracaena or yucca with long strap like leaves, but often colorful varieties.

Flax Weaving - Kete - Kupenga knot

All Flax – Maori flax weaving

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