Ngāi Tahu Pounamu
Ngāi Tahu Koropepe Manaia Pendant
This Manaia piece is individually hand-carved from genuine New Zealand pounamu (greenstone). Each piece has unique characteristics formed over millions of years, giving them their own identity, colour and character.
Each Ngāi Tahu piece comes with an information card, beautifully gift boxed for presentation, and a guarantee of authenticity "tracing code" - this allows you to go online and access the details relating to this piece of pounamu (its origin and genealogy)
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.
Dimensions: approx 45mm diameter
These items are handmade in New Zealand