Koa Seed Lei Necklace
This Koa Seed Lei/Necklace is made by polishing the koa seeds, stringing them first on wire rings, then together on ribbon.
Koa means brave, bold, fearless, or warrior, and is highly revered in the Hawaiian culture.
This Koa Seed Lei is a bit shorter than our flower leis, therefore it makes a wonderful every day necklace.
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COMPOSITION & CONSTRUCTION
Materials Used: Koa Seed
Hawaiian Name: Koa
Scientific Name: Acacia koa
The koa seeds are polished before strung on small circular hoops. The small hoops are then strung onto a ribbon to create this Koa Seed Lei.
Width: 1 inch in diameter.
Length: Hangs about 14 inches from neck when worn (30 inches long before being tied).
Durability: Extremely durable and non-perishable.
Instructions: No special care needed – lasts forever.
The koa tree is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Koa means brave, bold, fearless, or warrior. It is highly revered in the Hawaiian culture for it’s incredible strengh. Koa tree trunks were hollowed out and made into canoes. Koa was also used to make bowls, which were passed easily from one generation to the next because of their incredible durability. The majestic koa tree can be found on Hawai?i, Maui and O?ahu.
|Dimensions||16.0 × 2.0 × 1.0 in|