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Hawaiian Polynesian Heirloom Jewelry

August 31, 2021

Polynesia is characterized by a small amount of land spread over a very large portion of the mid- and southern Pacific Ocean

Most Polynesian islands and archipelagos, including the Hawaiian Islands composed of volcanic islands built by volcanoes.

The indigenous people who inhabit the islands of Polynesia are called Polynesians

Hawaiians are the Indigenous Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands. The traditional name of the Hawaiian people is Kānaka Maoli.

Hawaii was settled at least 800 years ago with the voyage of Polynesians from the Society Islands


Along with its culture Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry has history and is exclusively Hawaiian in design, yet its origins began in England over a century ago. 


Today,14 Karat Club Hawaiian Jewelry is prized for its beautiful and unique designs and commitment to quality and tradition.

We create all of our Hawaiian designs locally in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Our expert artisans create traditional Hawaiian Heirloom jewelry by hand-engraving our designs. This is our commitment to the tradition and authenticity of this treasured art form that is meant to be worn with pride and handed down from generation to generation.

Hawaiian engraved jewelry has history dating back to 1887, in celebration of her Golden Jubilee commemorating her fifty-year reign, Queen Victoria presented Hawaii’s Princess Lili’uokalani with a solid gold bracelet.

 According to English fashion culture, her name was engraved in old English lettering and enameled in black. The bracelet became one of Lili’uokalani’s most treasured pieces and it was beautiful.

The enameled gold jewelry created a stir among Hawaii’s Rolyals. The distinct English carvings were reproduced incorporating various Island designs. Over time, Plumeria, Maile leaves, Kaleikini, Princess, Bamboo, Quilt and other significant designs of Hawaiian origin have found their way into Hawaiian Heirloom Jewelry. Today the 14 Karat Club located in Honolulu celebrates these beautiful designs and incorporates them into the Hawaiian engraved gold jewelry as a prime manufacturer of extraordinary quality.

A prime example of artistry used is the name Kuuipo iwhoch is of Hawaiian origin and means "My Sweetheart".


Millimeter Width and Shape
Bangles - bracelets are available in millimeter widths of 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 18, 20, 22, 24,26mm all the way up to 50mm width!