The shapes and designs incorporated in these carvings symbolise spiritual and personal growth. The Koru represents new beginnings and personal growth, signified by the unfurling and development of a newly formed fern frond.
The Koropepe, The Mythical Eel/ Fish symbolises new beginnings and youth. It is a symbol of abundance and prosperity. The Koropepe is thought to represent the curled eel which was one of the main protein sources available to Maori hundreds of years ago.
These carvings are beautifully crafted and have significant meaning for those gifting and wearing them.