Bound across the top on both sides onto a super strong black hand braided cord with adjustable hand made NZ pounamu jade beads. It comes with my guarantee of authenticity. SIGNED DT on one side of the beak. THIS FABULOUS HEI MATAU IS A MAGNIFICENT REPRESENTATION OF THE LEGENDARY HOOK WITH WHICH MAORI DEMI GOD MAUI IS SAID TO HAVE PULLED THE NORTH ISLAND OF AOTEAROA FROM THE SOUTH ISLAND.TO DAVE, IT IS A TRIBUTE TO TANGAROA, MAORI SEA GOD, AS A GREAT PROVIDER. 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 WORK NZ ENGRAVED WHALES INLAID SIGNED MAORI HEI MATAU HOOK" is in sale since Tuesday, June 4, 2019. 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.