Maori Carving, New Zealand Maori Handicraft, Traditional Jade Pendant, ORIGINAL. TCE is proud to present this awesome Jade Matau Pendant, carved in New Zealand Pounamu with a traditional satin finish by Maori artist in the way of a millenary tradition! It includes an adjustable waxed braid cord, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.Size: 85mm Long (3.4 Inches). The Maori people were great mariners and fishermen so the Matau is therefore one of the most powerful symbols used in Maori culture as it represents prosperity, abundance and fertility. It also is said to provide good luck and safety when traveling over water.
The wearer of a Hei-Matau is seen as a provider and protector who is strong willed and determined to succeed in life. Check out for other works from New Zealand craftsmen in our catalog.
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The seller is "thecollectionexperts" and is located in this country: NZ. This item can be shipped worldwide.