Maori Jewellery Greenstone/Jade Manaia Pendant
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 pendant is carved on both sides.
It is hung on a waxed and comes in a velvet bag. GFH39s
Height: 1.4 inches / 35 mm
Width: 0.6 inches / 17 mm