Contemporary greenstone manaia pendant


Greenstone (pounamu) manaia carving. Unique carving by our Maori carver Aden. This is indeed a stunning manaia. Contemporary design. Beautiful pendant! A very special taonga for a loved one. Wear it the way you like best. Only one in stock.

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Contemporary greenstone manaia pendant. Oh wow… This was our reaction when we received the first amazing manaia pendant (in 2021). The design… the colour… and also the feeling of this pendant. So smooth. There is something special about Maori greenstone pendants. If you are looking for something special, you just found another beautiful pendant. Only one in stock.


Unique one-off freeform manaia pendant with beautiful green colouring. We totally LOVE this stunning manaia! Very special taonga. Taonga means ‘treasure’ in Maori language. If you are looking for a contemporary greenstone pendant that is quite different, you just found one.

Unique greenstone pendant by our Maori carver Aden. We’d love to feature more unique pendants by our Maori carver Aden in the future.


A manaia is a spiritual guardian and protects against evil. The manaia also represents balance. Quite often the manaia designs have the head of a bird, body of man and the tail of a fish. They represent the sky, earth and sea.

Also, some have three fingers, representing birth, life and death. A fourth finger represents the afterlife. Manaia is one of our favourite Maori designs and can have many different designs.

This manaia is a freeform one. Photos of the manaia pendants from the front and back

In short, a stunning and unique greenstone pendants with a special meaning.

  •  Size contemporary greenstone manaia pendant:
    80mm x 55mm (3.15″x 2.173″)

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Weight 500 g


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