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Large Bound Matau-Koru, handcrafted bone pendant

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A Large bound hand-carved bone fish-hook pendant with koru, hei-matau in Maori.
This hook is a slighty larger version of our popular 50mm medium matau-koru hook.

Featuring complex traditional bindings with an adjustable hand plaited waxed braid cord a traditional-style woven presentation pouch and a description of the meaning of the carving.

Size:
60mm long (2.36 inches)
Adjustable cord length up to 660mm end to end (26 inches)
Cords can be custom made to longer lengths on request at no additional cost.

Includes free shipping worldwide.   

Maori were great mariners and fishermen, so the Matau is one of the most powerful symbols used in Maori culture, representing 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.

The koru design represents new life and new beginnings.

Carved from treated and polished domestic cow bone.
Species = Bovine

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