Engraved Hei-Matau Fish Hook Whale Tail Bone Pendant
A traditional hand crafted Hei Matau (Fish Hook) bone carving with a whale tail detail, also featuring detailed engravings of traditional maori designs.
The pendant comes complete with a waxed braid cord, it also includes a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
Size: 48mm Long (1.85 Inches)
Made In New Zealand
Fish Hook / Hei Matau
There have been many forms to depict the hook of Maui. Maori legend tells of how Maui fished up the North Island of New Zealand using his magical hook. Today the matau (hook) is worn for good luck, bringing the wearer peace, prosperity and good health. The matau is also said to provide a safe journey across water.
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