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Large  Manaia Pounamu Pendant

Large Manaia Pounamu Pendant

$175.00 NZD

A stunning Greenstone Jade pendant incorporating Te manaia and Hei Matau designs. To Maori the Manaia is the carrier of supernatural powers-the spiritual guardian which protects the wearer from evil. It is traditionally depicted with the head of a bird, the body of a man and the tail of a fish- creating a balance between sky, earth and the sea. The Hei-matau or Fish Hook shape represents strength and determination and brings peace, prosperity and good health. It also provides a safe journey over water.

This pendant has a Maori design carved onto one side and a Paua Shell eye on one side.

Available in matt or polished finish. H36

Width: 1.25 inches / 3.3 cm
Height: 2.9 inches / 7.4 cm


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