Manaia pendant hand carved from real beef bone. The manaia is a guardian representing balance and protection. The head of a bird, body of a man and tail of a fish - sky, earth and sea. Birds are highly valued in Maoridom and said to carry souls to the afterlife.
Pendant is approximately 65mm from top to bottom and 30mm wide.
Black waxed thread cord with sliding knot to adjust length.
Available with or without woven jewellery pouch. Pouch makes a very nice gift presentation and safe storage.