The buckle features Kupe, the great Polynesian explorer whose adventures and battles are legendary. Kupe discovered Aotearoa/New Zealand when he travelled from his homeland in Hawaiiki traversing the Pacific ocean in his waka. This could also be seen a journey through life overcoming obstacles in our way with determination and courage.
Each piece is individually hand-engraved by New Zealand engraving artist, Andrew Biggs and are unique in their own way.
Read about the engraver and the engraving process
Note: Strap not included. Shipping is $35.00 (Free within New Zealand).