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Jade Manaia Pendant


A large handcrafted Manaia pendant carved in apple green Jade with a high polish to bring out the translucent quality of this stone. Carved by our team at the Auckland carving studio.

Complete with an adjustable plaited waxed braid, it also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.  

60mm tall (2.36 in)
47mm wide (1.85 in)

Includes Free Delivery Worldwide.  

This piece is one of a series, which comes in a range of highly polished greenstone - each piece is unique due to variations in the stone.

The 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.

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