Paua shell is highly prized for its iridescent, rainbow-like colors and is considered a symbol of good luck and prosperity in some cultures. Encasing the shell in 14ct gold filled also offering a solid 9ct gold option adds to the elegance and durability of the piece.
The D Shape of the ring band is a popular choice it is comfortable to wear and sits nicely on the finger. The dimensions of the band at 2mm by 1.2mm also give it a delicate, feminine feel.
The oval shape of the Paua shell at approximately 15 by 10mm allows for the full range of colors to be showcased, making each piece unique.
The Paua shell originates from NZ, highlighting the significance of the shell in the culture and history of the region.
All my pieces are handmade to order. If you wish for 9ct gold please do message me for price. There’s a process where the ring will need to be hallmarked by assay office.