new zealand maori necklace pekapeka
new zealand maori necklace pekapeka
maori necklace pekapeka


Maori Necklace | Hei Pekapeka No.5

Regular price $62.50 USD
Traditional and Contemporary Designs


This pendant is expertly hand-carved and features intricate engravings and line work. It has two menacing heads of the Manaia, with paua shell inlays bringing the eyes to life. The pendant is 40mm tall and 120mm wide, and comes with an adjustable cord for a customizable fit.

The Hei Pekapeka is a great choice for anyone who values the cultural significance and history of Polynesian art. It will surely make a statement when worn. This pendant would make a thoughtful gift for a special person, or a great addition to your own collection. Don't miss out on this unique and powerful piece.

A Hei Pekapeka is a traditional Maori carving that is worn as a symbol of status and cultural identity. The pendant is typically carved from a single piece of bone or pounamu (also known as greenstone), and is shaped into a stylized bat or bird form. The pendant may be adorned with intricate designs and patterns, and may also be inlaid with other materials such as shell or ivory. In Maori culture, the Pekapeka pendant is often given as a gift to mark important life events or to show respect and appreciation for someone. It is also often worn as a symbol of strength, courage, and determination.

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