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Greenstone mere club carving

Greenstone mere club carving
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Mere club pounamu carving (Patu, Waihaka) on a wooden stand, real size mere.
US$431.92
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The mere is a hand club, carved out of bone, wood or pounamu greenstone).

The mere is carried in the warrior's flax belt. The Mere was a treasured Heirloom, passed from Generation to Generation and usually only Chiefs of high standing possessed them. They were lethal in the hands of a competent warrior, and a Chief would rather be killed by his own Mere, than lose his life to anothers in times of capture.

Nowadays the mere symbolises the facing and overcoming of life's challenges and difficulties. facing and overcoming of challenges facing and overcoming of difficulties

Available in 4 sizes:

  • Small:  Height: 180mm (7.09 inches)
  • Medium:  Height: 240mm (9.45 inches)
  • Large: Height: 290mm (11.42 inches) - 1 in stock
  • X-Large: Height: 340mm (13.38 inches)

    Our carver Grant is retiring.

    Please email us, as we can provide mere on a stand

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