Bone Manaia pendant

Maori Arts Gallery

Bone Manaia pendant

A large carved bone Manaia pendant. A Manaia is the Māori spiritual guardian and carrier of mana. Traditionally depicted with the head of a bird, body of a man, and tail of a fish. Representing the balance of the body and of surrounding environment.

Each carving has been hand carved and is unique, therefore shape/ finish may vary slightly to photo shown.

Carved in Auckland

Product height: 19cm

Product width: 5cm

Materials: Cow bone and waxed nylon cord