DAVID TAYLOR ART NZ DEER BONE ENGRAVED INLAID SIGNED MAORI PUREREHUA NECKLACE. A TRADITIONAL MAORI INSTRUMENT, THE PUREREHUA'S SOUND IS PRODUCED BY TWIRLING IT FAST IN THE AIR ABOVE YOUR HEAD. IT EMITS A SOUND LIKE THE WINGS OF INSECTS AND WAS THOUGHT TO BRING RAIN.
OFTEN USED AT TANGI (MAORI FUNERALS). IT IS SAID TO SPEAK WITH THE VOICE OF THE WINDS AND THE ANCESTRAL SPIRITS. THIS MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE IS COMPLETELY ONE OF KIND, WITH DAVE'S FABULOUS ARETEFACT LIKE ENGRAVING AND STAINING WITH NATIVE WOOD, TANEKAHA. It measures 5.5" with a 1.5" width and has a slightly domed depth.Suspended on a super strong woven dark brown and light brown hand braided cord with a hand made NZ pounamu jade toggle. It comes with my guarantee of authenticity. SIGNED DT 2016 ON THE BACK. Authentic Pounamu Jade + Bone Carvings from Aotearoa New Zealand, the land of the Maori people and the inspiring scenery you saw in Lord of the Rings!
All other buyers may choose this option if required. The item "DAVID TAYLOR ART NZ DEER BONE ENGRAVED INLAID SIGNED MAORI PUREREHUA NECKLACE" is in sale since Wednesday, March 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "actonpark" and is located in North Island. This item can be shipped worldwide.