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Hook of Maui Necklace

  • $125

A large hand carved wooden hook of Maui necklace.

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.

This is a one of a kind piece and will be removed from our gallery permanently when sold.

Size: 85mm Long (3.4 Inches)

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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