Kauai jeweler incorporates island spirituality in works
By Erika Engle
June 19, 2015
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COURTESY KAUAI CARVER Carver and fine jewelry maker Keoni Durant is shown with the tiki “Ku Kealoha, Protector of the Love,” fashioned from milo wood. The tiki is part of the Wailua Marina Restaurant collection.
COURTESY KAUAI CARVER The Petroglyph Paddler sterling silver earrings with rhodium finish, have leverback ear wires for extra security.
COURTESY KAUAI CARVER Keoni Durant creates fish hook pendants in a range of precious metals including these sterling silver hooks finished with rhodium and set with with A- to AAA-grade Tahitian pearls measuring from 8mm to 11mm. The Hawaiian tattoo design is inset with enamel.
COURTESY KAUAI CARVER Heather Shadur with boyfriend Keoni Durant, carver and fine jewelry maker, at the Hanalei Farmers Market.
COURTESY KAUAI CARVER These hooks, in sterling silver finished with rhodium, range in price from $210 to $260 and come with either a leather cord or a sterling silver chain.