Sterling Silver Matau by Kerry Thompson
It includes an adjustable waxed braid cord, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
This piece would also look stunning on one of your own silver chains.
This is a solid fully rounded 3D form, it is not flat on the back or hollow.
30mm Wide (1.2 Inches)
One Only Available.
When sold this piece will be removed from our gallery permanently.
The Maori people were great mariners and fishermen so the Matau is therefore one of the most powerful symbols used in Maori culture as it represents prosperity, abundance and fertility.
It also is said to provide good luck and safety when traveling over water.
The wearer of a Hei-Matau is seen as a provider and protector who is strong willed and determined to succeed in life.