Glass Artist

Huru Platter 1

The Huru platter is a blown glass object from photosensitive glass with color-overlay. The imagery is created by the shadow of huru (bird feathers).

Photosensitive glass overlayed with 'Tea'

(in mm approximately / h x w x d)
75 x 365 x 365

Huru (feathers) of certain birds were seen as chiefly in traditional Māori thought. The feathers of certain birds were used as adornment for high-born people – particularly plumes worn in the hair. Chiefs wore the Kahu Huruhuru (feather cloak), made from the feathers of the most beautiful birds.