Ernesto Ovalle Small Pounamu Fish Hook
The Hei Matau is a fascinating and culturally significant piece. The indigenous people of New Zealand, Maori, used Hei Matau similar to this one, to fish. Today, the Hei Matau pendant is believed to bring the wearer good luck during journeys, especially when travelling over water.
This Pounamu pendant comes with an authentication code.
Authentic Ngāi Tahu Pounamu comes with a unique traceability code. When entered online this code identifies the origin and whakapapa of the stone. It will describe how it was extracted and processed and tell you who the artist was that carved it.
Pounamu Size: 45mm x 22mm
Traditionally lashed with black cord
Sliding knots for adjusting the lengthClick here for more info on Ernesto Ovalle and to see more of the range
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