NEW ZEALAND MAORI NECKLACE Traditional and Contemporary Designs "WORN BY WARRIORS"
HEI TAIAHA TOA TAUA
The Hei Taiaha Toa Taua is a stunning piece of art, expertly hand carved from cattle bone. Standing at 100mm high and 33mm wide, this pendant is based on the carved tongue end of the Maori Taiaha weapon. The intricate engravings on the pendant showcase the skilled craftsmanship that has gone into its creation. The pendant also features paua shell inlays for the eyes. The adjustable cord allows the wearer to easily adjust the pendant to their desired length. What sets this piece apart is the depiction of the Maori warrior figure holding a Taiaha on the pendant. Exclusive to Tuwharetoa bone, this carving is a unique and powerful piece that would make a wonderful addition to any collection.
A taiaha is a traditional weapon used by the Maori people of New Zealand. It is a long, slender wooden staff with a pointed end, and it is typically used in a style of martial art known as mau rakau. The taiaha is considered a symbol of authority and leadership within Maori culture, and it is often carried by high-ranking individuals such as chiefs or warriors. In addition to its use as a weapon, the taiaha is also an important cultural artifact and is often decorated with intricate carvings and designs that hold special significance. The taiaha is considered a sacred object within Maori culture, and it is treated with great respect and reverence.
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