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Authentic greenstone koropepe manaia pendant

$ 239.00

Ngai Tahu authentic greenstone koropepe manaia pendants and greenstone carvings that can be tracked.

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Description

Authentic greenstone koropepe manaia pendant.

Manaia motifs depict a mythical creature. Traditionally said to have the power to journey between the earthly and spiritual worlds. Māori consider manaia to be a guardian for the wearer.

All Pounamu is sacred and highly valued by Ngāi Tahu, the most southern tribe of Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Carving this sacred stone has been a cornerstone of our culture for hundreds of years and we are honoured that you have chosen to adorn yourself with this most sacred gift.

About this authentic greenstone koropepe manaia pendant: Manaia motifs depict a mythical creature. Traditionally said to have the power to journey between the earthly and spiritual worlds. Māori consider manaia to be a guardian for the wearer.

Name

  • Koropepe, manaia

Stone type

  • Kawakawa

Region

  • Tai Poutini ki te Raki, South Island

Carved by:

  • Andrew McGregor

Size

  • 41mm x 41mm (1.61 x 1.61″)

Additional information

Weight 90 g

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