New Zealand Pounamu Slender Fish Hook Necklace | Mountain Jade New Zealand

New Zealand Pounamu

Slender Fish Hook Necklace

SKU:
LUHOOK228-11
$228.00 NZD

Meaasuring 6cm long, this is a slender, unisex fish hook. It was modeled off of an acutal fish hook so it has the curved body with a barbed hook. Artist Luke Gardiner crafted it in a dark glassy green piece of New Zealand jade. It represents a respect for the ocean and the creatures that live there.

New Zealand Jade

New Zealand Jade

Meaasuring 6cm long, this is a slender, unisex fish hook. It was modeled off of an acutal fish hook so it has the curved body with a barbed hook. Artist Luke Gardiner crafted it in a dark glassy green piece of New Zealand jade. It represents a respect for the ocean and the creatures that live there.

Features

Carved from New Zealand jade

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Shaped by the hands of Luke Gardiner

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Story

Maori flourished in early New Zealand with bounty from the sea. They used the fish hook to catch seafood, but over time it slowly became regarded as more than just a tool. The integral role it played in their survival was seen as a blessing, and it became a talisman worn around the neck on a cord symbolising their relationship with the sea god Tangaroa. Today, wearing a fish hook shows a deep respect for the ocean and is said to provide safe travel over Tangaroas domain, the sea.