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Large Dolphin Matau

  • $48

A large hand crafted dolphin bone carving pendant with Paua shell inlays.

Complete with a waxed braid cord and traditional woven presentation case with a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.

65mm Long (2.6 Inches)

Very Limited Stock Available.

The dolphin with its playful nature and obvious intelligence played an important part in the culture of the Maori people. They are seen as the bearers of good luck and protectors of those at sea. They also like the whale have also come to represent all that is good in a family as the young are protected, nurtured and guided by all of the group not just immediate parents, much like the traditional extended family in Maori culture.

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