Stained Manaia Koru (2 Sizes)SKU
Featuring detailed engravings and Paua shell inlays.
Complete with a waxed braid cord and carved bone toggle, it also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
Large 65mm Long (2.6 Inches) and Medium 50mm Long (2 Inches)
Please note, stained carvings should not be worn while showering or swimming as this may fade the color
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. It 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.
- Stained carvings should not be worn in the shower or while swimming as hot and salt water in particular will fade the stain.
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