WHITETIP AT NIGHT a bold, opportunistic and unpredictable underwater predator - quietly going about his business in the soft evening light....
A really nice MATTE New Zealand jade hook that we have had carved with care and precision. These are bound with a traditional lashing on the shaft - the binding is decorative and strong.
The finish is a soft matte polish. This lends the carving a natural look and feel and, for us, looks a little like this underwater predator cruising in the soft light of the evening.
We have a similar design in a high polish finish - WHITETIP.
A visually strong pendant, beautifully carved with a traditional binding this piece looks like it means business. Take a moment to view the video to appreciate the material used and the beautifully clean lines of this piece. This will make a fabulous pendant for someone who loves the ocean.
The matau, or hook pendant is revered throughout the South Pacific as a symbol for life, well-being and prosperity. Its significance arises from the key role that fishing has played in sustaining island families and communities. The owner of a good hook was respected and held a place of authority in the community. It is worn for protection when travelling - especially over water.
We provide these on hand plaited adjustable cords and will also include one of our 'Kia Ora' cards, which explains the meaning behind the Hook design.
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Meaning: Prosperity ~ Abundance ~ Fertility
Material: New Zealand Jade, Pounamu
Cord Colours: Black
Cord Length: Adjustable
Size: 50mm (1.9") long; 29mm (1.1") wide