Hand Carved Inanga Pounamu Manaia with Paua Inlays / NZ Greenstone Manaia Pendant / NZ Nephrite Jade Manaia Pendant. Carved from authentic Pounamu sourced from the West Coast. Beautiful Manaia carved from high quality dark green Nephrite Jade, it has a smooth polished finish. Pounamu most commonly known as Nephrite Jade or NZ Greenstone is only found in some parts of the West Coast of New Zealand. It is a precious stone that has been used for hundreds of years by New Zealand Maori to make tools, weapons and jewelry.The Manaia is a spiritual symbol and a guardian that protects the wearer against evil spirits. The Manaia also stands for "Mana" which means prestige and power. Width - 30 mm at its widest. Comes with an adjustable hand platted waxed cord and complimentary Jute bag. The item "Hand Carved Pounamu Manaia with Paua Inlays / NZ Greenstone Manaia Pendant" is in sale since Wednesday, August 7, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "conandesou" and is located in Christchurch. This item can be shipped worldwide.