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Maia (Banana) Leaf Earrings (Sterling Silver) - Debby Sato Designs
Maia (Banana) Leaf Earrings (Sterling Silver) - Debby Sato Designs

Mai'a (Banana) Leaf Earrings (Sterling Silver)

Regular price $60.00 $80.00 Sale

One of the canoe plants, Mai`a, was a staple food brought to Hawai`I by ancient Polynesians. Every part of the plant was used. The leaves were used for roofing, rain coats, lei, covering the imu earth oven), and much more. The trunks were used to roll canoes. Medicinally, the ripe fruit were used to treat asthma and as a poultice for wounds. Our Ma`ia Earrings are a perfect reminder of patience as bananas grow and and ripen slowly

  • Earrings are approximately 2 inches long from the top of the earwire
  • Pairs perfectly with our Mai`a Necklace and Ring
  • A portion of all sales go to organizations that protect native Hawaiian plants and animals