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SOLDIER - hardy, reliable and always has your back...
This is a beautiful large, hand crafted manaia - carved by Ross Crump. SOLDIER has a polished finish which gives it a lovely glow.
The stone is a lovely deep dark green, perfect for such a bold design. It looks beautiful and feels comfortable on your skin - the Pounamu warms up a little when you've been wearing it for a while, this is one of the many reasons we love this stone!
A large and visually dramatic piece of art to wear from Master carver, Ross Crump.
SOLDIER has an interesting symbology:
The Manaia: a mythical being believed to be the invisible light, or aura, surrounding a person. They represent spiritual power and are believed to be the guide that leads the spirits to heaven. They are worn to guide and protect.
The Koru: the Māori word for 'loop'. The spiral shaped koru design represents an unfolding silver fern frond. The circular movement towards an inner coil refers to ‘going back to the beginning’. The unfurling frond itself is symbolic of new life, new beginnings, hope and rebirth.
Partner this SOLDIER up with its matte counterpart 'Unearthed Warrior' HERE.
Shipping with DHL Express Courier is included in the price.
We provide SOLDIER on a hand plaited, adjustable Manuka Green/Burnt Gold combo coloured cord with Burnt Gold Popper.
We will also include our 'Kia Ora' card, explaining the meaning behind the Manaia and Koru design.
Delivered to you with DHL Express Courier
Meaning: Guide ~ Protect ~ Purity ~ Peace
Artist: Ross Crump
Material: New Zealand Jade, Pounamu
Cord Colour: Manuka Green/Burnt Gold Combo Cord with Burnt Gold Popper
Cord Length: Adjustable
Size: 103mm (4") long; 47mm (1.8") wide