Kiwi Feather Pearl Coaster
Kiwi Feather Pearl Coaster.
Native bird feathers of New Zealand.
Genuine Mother of Pearl shell on wood.
The Kiwi unique to New Zealand, the Kiwi cannot fly, has loose, hair-like feathers, strong legs and no tail.
Kiwi are mostly nocturnal and live can live between 25 and 50 years.
The bird is a Taonga (treasure) to Maori, who have strong cultural, spiritual and historic associations with Kiwi.
Its feathers are valued in weaving Kahukiwi (Kiwi feather cloak) for people of high rank.
Size 8.5 x 8.5cm.
Made in New Zealand.