Jade Manaia Hook Pendant.
Size: 75mm x 50mm
This jade pendant is a beautiful piece of Maori jewellery. This large Manaia has beautiful detail. Carved from genuine Nephrite Jade. Makes a wonderful Kiwiana gift or NZ souvenir. This Maori necklace is strung on a traditional black wax cord. The height that the pendant hangs at can be adjusted using the sliding knots. Each carving is supplied loose in a plastic bag. As each piece is individually carved slight variations can occur.
The Manaia is a symbol of protection and acts as a guardian against evil.