Hook of Maui NecklaceSKU
It includes a waxed braid cord with hand carved bone toggle, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
85mm Long (3.4 Inches)
These are a very limited edition piece by virtue of the amazing wood from which they are carved so they will be removed from our gallery permanently when sold.
Maui was the demigod who using a bone hook and his own blood,fished up the Northern Island of New Zealand 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.
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