This listing is for a New Zealand Maori Large Wahaika War Club Mere Carved from Canadian Jade. It is a stunning Beautiful Big Piece carved by New Zealand Maori Master Carver.
Wahaika is a replica of the famed Maori short striking club which was historically used in battle. A traditional hand weapon of the Maori People.
A wahaika is a short club normally made of wood or whalebone or stone. Its name can be translated to mean."The mouth of the Fish". The club has a notch on one side which is used to catch an opponent's weapon. It is used for thrusting and. Quarter, hand to hand fighting.
Nowadays Wahaika is as a gift to symbolise courage and determination. It is a great item for display and for collectors. Also it is the gift of New Zealand to Kate Middleton and many other Guests. The item "New Zealand NZ Maori Artist Wahaika War Club Top Grade Canadian Chrome Jade Mere" is in sale since Sunday, May 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands".
The seller is "greenjademonster" and is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.