Tinirau Maori bead
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Tinirau Maori silver bead with cubic zirconia and black spinel crystals
Introducing the Tinirau Maori Silver Bead, a beautiful piece of ethnic jewelry that is compatible with all major brand bracelets, including Pandora, Trollbeads, Chamilia, Biagi, and many more. This sterling silver bead is adorned with intricate detail that represents the traditional Maori culture, making it the perfect addition to any collection.
The first option for this bead features an emerald green cubic zirconia that adds a pop of color to your bracelet. The green color is bright and vibrant, making it a perfect choice for those looking to add some color to their collection. The cubic zirconia is a high-quality crystal that is known for its exceptional shine and sparkle, making it a great choice for those looking for a bit of bling.
The second option for this bead is a transparent white cubic zirconia that adds a touch of elegance to your bracelet. The white color of the crystal is clean and pure, making it a great choice for those who prefer a more classic and timeless look.
In both options, the bead is also set with black spinel crystals, adding an intricate and unique detail to the bead. The spinel crystals are known for their durability and brilliance, making them a great choice for jewelry.
It will add a touch of Maori tradition and culture to your bracelet and make a perfect addition to any jewelry collection.
Materials: 925 Sterling silver, 56 Cubic zirconia and black spinel crystals
Weight: 2.72 g
Size: 10.25x11.09 mm, hole size - 4.5 mm
Black spinel + white cubic zirconia, Emerald cubic zirconia + Black spinel
In Polynesian mythology, Tinirau is a prominent figure that is featured in stories throughout the islands of Polynesia. He is known as a guardian of fish, and his role varies depending on the tradition. Some stories depict him as having a dual nature, with one side being destructive as the guardian of sharks, and the other being a kind and handsome male youth. In other traditions, Tinirau is portrayed as having a human form on his right side and a fish form on his left side.
Tinirau is known by various names in the different Polynesian languages, including Kinilau, Sinilau, Tigilau, and Tinilau. He is considered a powerful and respected figure in Polynesian culture, and his stories are passed down through generations.
One popular story about Tinirau tells of how he protected his people from a giant octopus that was terrorizing the village. The octopus, known as Tawhirimatea, had been stealing fish from the village’s fishing grounds. The villagers pleaded with Tinirau to help them, and he set out to defeat the giant creature. After a fierce battle, Tinirau was able to vanquish the octopus, and the village’s fishing grounds were once again safe.
In other stories, Tinirau is known as a kind and generous figure who helped those in need. He is often associated with abundance and fertility, and it is believed that he can ensure a bountiful catch for fishermen.
Tinirau’s character in the Polynesian cultures is a unique blend of both the destructive and benevolent aspects of nature. He is guardian of the fish, which is a primary source of food for many islanders, and his powers are both respected and feared. The stories and legends surrounding Tinirau are an important part of Polynesian culture, and they continue to be passed down through generations.