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A gorgeous Manaia/Koru hand carved by Master Jade Carver and Artist, Ross Crump. This piece is beautiful - delicately carved from a sublime piece of New Zealand Inanga Pounamu.

Ross has incorporated a koru spiral in the tail, combining a couple of shapes well-known in the South Pacific, and giving it 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.

We will ship this pendant to you on a hand plaited adjustable cord. We will also include our 'Kia Ora' cards, explaining the meaning behind both the Manaia and Koru design.

Delivered to you with Express Courier

Meaning: Guide ~ Protect ~ Purity ~ Peace

Artist: Ross Crump

Material: New Zealand Inanga Pounamu, Jade

Cord Colour: Silver Grey Cord with Olive Green Floret and Slip Knots

Cord Length: Adjustable

Size: 47mm (1.8") long; 34mm (1.3") wide

Worldwide shipping is free. All International deliveries over $NZ150 are made using an Express Courier service. Packages with a value up to NZ$150 will be shipped using an International Airmail service. Express Courier Packages are tracked. Please visit our 'Shipping Information' page for delivery times to your country. Under some circumstances we are happy to accept an item back for a replacement or refund. Please visit our 'Returns' page for specific information about this.