Large Flower Jade ManaiaSKU
It includes an adjustable plaited waxed braid cord, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
65mm Long (2.6 Inches)
This is a one of a kind piece so it will be permanently removed from our gallery when sold.
The Manaia is said to be the messenger between the earthly world of mortals and the domain of the spirits. It is also a holder of great spiritual energy and is a guardian against evil.
The Manaia can be seen blended into many Maori designs such as the Matau (hook) to depict its different powers and its interaction with the spirit or mortal worlds.
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