Polynesian Memories star- Fetu'u ngaohi mei ha la'i Ngatu- 10 inch lacquered tapa cloth star under glass


Shipping to United States: $10.95

I was a missionary in the Friendly Islands. AKA Tonga. I brought home some ngatu or tapa cloth, made from the inner bark of the mulberry tree. I watched as Tongan women pounded the bark, then glued it together, then made dyes from hibiscus flowers and other natural ingredients. Then they painted traditional designs on the cloth using hand made paint brushes.It is an ancient craft of Polynesia. Centuries ago they made clothing from it, and used it for bedding as well. Today is a beautiful craft, and is given as gifts.
You can have your own star made from tapa cloth and glass. We can engrave the center of the star.
The center is glass with shells and sand in between two convex pieces of glass. Your star will come gift wrapped.
Ships via Priority Mail to all US addresses.

Shipping from United States

Sorry the shipping prices are high. But because the stars are glass THEY ARE FRAGILE! So I pack carefully and usually ship Priority mail via USPS. But I also pack beautifully.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Returns and exchange details

I want you to be HAPPY! I will work with you.


Let me know if you are shipping it as a gift. We do extra special packaging and will include a personal card that is as beautiful as the star.

Reviews (1)


Now you know I am one of your best customers and own dozens of your stars! When I saw this I melted! It is glorious with the sand in the middle. Thanks so much! It is so Beautiful!!!!

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