Engraved Braided Pounamu Hei Matau (Fish Hook) Pendant - New Zealand Treasure

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Engraved Braided Pounamu Hei Matau (Fish Hook) Pendant


Engraved Braided Jade / Greenstone Hei Matau (Fish Hook) Pendant

Comes in a jewellery box and a card with the Maori meaning of this piece.
Size(mm) :40mm x 40mm

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Hei Matua (Fish Hook)

In Maori mythology, New Zealand was fished up out of the sea by Maui. Used skilfully, the fish hook provides bounty from the sea and represents abundance and plenty, strength and determination. Symbolically it is a device for catching good luck and energy, and is believed to bring peace, prosperity and good health. Wearing the fish hook is said to provide safe travel over water so is considered a good luck charm by travellers, boaties, fishermen and surfers.