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Authentic greenstone koropepe manaia pendant - SOLD

Authentic greenstone koropepe manaia pendant - SOLD
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Ngai Tahu authentic greenstone koropepe manaia pendants and greenstone carvings that can be tracked.
US$166.37
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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.

This carving has been sold, but we can order a new one.

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.

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")

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