New Zealand Jade Dark Hei Matau Necklace

$398.00 NZD
$398.00 NZD $398.00 NZD
SKU:
KNHK398P-1
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The Hei Matau is a symbol of the New Zealand creation for Māori people. Its essence comes from the story of Maui, using the bone of his grandmothers jaw to catch what we now consider the North Island. With strong cultural and spiritual ties it's a piece of Aotearoa both symbolically and physically.
Size:
70mm x 40mm
$398.00 NZD $398.00 NZD
SKU:
KNHK398P-1

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The Hei Matau is a symbol of the New Zealand creation for Māori people. Its essence comes from the story of Maui, using the bone of his grandmothers jaw to catch what we now consider the North Island. With strong cultural and spiritual ties it's a piece of Aotearoa both symbolically and physically.
Hei Matau / Hook

Hei Matau / Hook

Originally Maori wore useful implements on their person. The Hei Matau is a contemporary adornment and is said to bring prosperity, good health and safe travel across water. It is also used to signify one's connection to water.

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