Tangaroa fishhook wood pendants


Maori tangaroa fishhook wood pendants from NZ native rimu.

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Tangaroa fishhook wood pendants.

Maui fished up the North Island of New Zealand…

A good luck charm giving peace, prosperity, good luck and good health…  For the Maori, the fish hook was very important. “Kai moana”, food from the sea… the main source of protein but also important for trade…

Designs were developed to suit every fishing expedition, whether it was to catch the in-shore kahawai or the deep-water hapuku. The shark hooks, for example, had a wooden shaft and a bone barb.

Tangaroa is the guardian of the ocean. The whale tail represents speed and strength.

  • Size tangaroa fishhook wood pendants:
    81mm x 42mm (3.19″x1.65″)

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Weight 20 g


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