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NOSTALGIA - a manaia to guide and remind you of your forbears. A connection to your history and a steadying hand into the future.

Hand carved from a beautiful New Zealand Kokopu Jade - a translucent, palish green sprinkled with little black inclusions. Kokopu is a type of jade named after a local native fish!

This is a finely carved piece made for us by Shaun Gardiner. It is This is a very finely crafted piece from some of our most beautiful New Zealand jade.

We have bound this piece with a hand-plaited Khaki cord with a popper in Olive Green, a colour that reflects the land of New Zealand.

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. 

Shipped with DHL Express Courier. We will also include our 'Kia Ora' card, explaining the meaning behind the manaia design.

MeaningGuide ~ Protect ~ Communicate

Artist: Shaun Gardiner

Material: New Zealand Jade (Pounamu)

Finish: Soft Matte

Cord: Khaki cord with Olive Green Popper; Length: Adjustable

Size: 66mm (2.6") long; 26mm (1") wide

$345.00 NZD
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