Maori handcrafted artisan jewelry
Authentic Maori designs of a Manaia, an ancient mythical being with a birds head and a human form. Said to be a messenger between the world of mortals and the spirits. The Manaia is a holder of great spiritual energy and is a guardian against evil.
This beautiful hand made necklace features a high polish hand carved bone pendant, 2.6 inches long with exquisite details and a paua shell inlay for the eye and a hand made black waxed braid with a loop and bone toggle fitted. It has the feel of porcelain, only warmer against the skin. Each piece is crafted by hand so no two people will ever get exactly the same necklace. It is sure to spark the interest around you! Information on the meaning of the design are included.
Supplied complete with a traditional style cord & bag. A woven flax presentation case and information on the meaning of the design is also included.
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