Stained Manaia Koru (2 Sizes)2.20cs

The Bone Art Place Ltd

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A hand crafted and stained Manaia with Koru bone carving necklace in two sizes with Paua shell inlays.

Complete with a waxed braid cord and carved bone toggle, it also includes a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.

Sizes Available:
Small 35mm Long (1.3 Inches)
Large 60mm Long (2.4 Inches)

Note: Stained carvings should not be worn while swimming or in the shower as the stain may fade.

The Manaia is an ancient mythical beings with a bird's head and a human form which is believed to be the messenger between the earthly world of mortals and the domain of the spirits. It is regarded as a very kind deity protecting the people and helping them communicate with ancestors on the other side.
It is also a holder of great spiritual energy and is a guardian against evil.
The Koru carvings represent family, love new life and new beginnings