Whale Tail ManaiaSKU
Featuring detailed engravings and Paua shell inlays for the eyes.
Complete with a waxed braid cord and carved bone toggle, it also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
Size: 50mm Long (2 Inches)
The Manaia is an ancient mythical beings with a bird's. It is said to be the messenger between the earthly world of mortals and the domain of the spirits. The Manaia is regarded as a kind deity protecting the people and helping them communicate with ancestors on the other side.
It is also a holder of great spiritual energy and is regarded as a guardian against evil.
The Manaia can be seen blended into many designs such as the whale to depict its different powers and its interaction with the spirit or mortal worlds.
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