Kupuna means ancestor or elder in ‘ōlelo hawaii. This print just felt like a very traditional pattern, maybe from elsewhere in Polynesia that never lost their Tapa traditions.
Dominant Dye: Kukui
Pūkoʻa Studios Product Disclaimer:
Metals are gold plated brass or stainless steel unless otherwise noted.
Kapa is first and foremost a sustainable textile made from natural materials. Taking care of it will ensure longevity, but with substantial wear these pieces will begin to degrade and can eventually be composted.
All products sold by Pūkoʻa Studios are one of a kind. They are handcrafted and while pieces may share similarities, no two are identical. If you place an order for an item that has multiple variations pictured, you will receive one of the pictured variations.
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