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Whale tail engraved matua

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A engraved Whale tail shaped into a Matua(Fish Hook) necklace carved from beef bone, with a braided cord. This pendant features carving on the front with a smooth back.

Size: Length - 4cm(1.96inch)

A Bone Matua (Fish Hook) is a stylized and hand crafted New Zealand Maori pendant. These pendants represent prosperity, abundance, fertility and strength. Hei Matua can also be symbols of power and authority in Maori culture and as such are held in high esteem by Maori people. The whale tail represents Strength, intelligence and harmony with the oceans.