Large Pounamu Pendant Lashed Fish Hook
Directly translating to Hanging (Hei) Hook (Matau) This form is depicting the birth of the North Island of New Zealand known as Te Ika-a-Māui, or translated to the ‘Land of the Fish’. Maui was said to have caught the island with his hook, and once the fish came to the surface, it was the creation of the North Island or Te Ika-a-Māui.
The Hei Matau is known to bring safe travels across water, and is commonly gifted to people who are about to travel overseas.
This beautiful Pounamu Hei Matau pendant has been carved by Kawakawa stone, NZ.
Size: 80mm Long x 30mm wide x 8mm thick
A natural coloured wax cord with sliding knots for adjustingClick here for info on Kawakawa Stone and to see more of the range
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