Pounamu Manaia by Al DornSKU
It includes an adjustable plaited waxed braid cord, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
150mm Long (5.9 Inches)
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This is a unique one off custom piece so it will be removed from our gallery permanently when sold.
A Manaia; is one of the more ancient mythical beings with a bird's head and a human form. 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 a guardian against evil.
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