NEW ZEALAND MAORI NECKLACE
Traditional and Contemporary Designs
"WORN BY WARRIORS"
SILVER HEI TAIAHA
At 51mm high and 20mm wide, this necklace boasts highly detailed line work and engravings based on the expertly carved "Arero" (protruding tongue) of the mighty Taiaha. The Taiaha was a traditional weapon of the Maori of New Zealand, carried by all highly born Maori males as a sign of rank. It was used as a weapon of authority, attack, and defense, and was also used to emphasize key points during speeches and ceremonial displays.
Our Silver Taiaha necklace is the perfect way to honor Maori heritage and make a statement. The necklace has a chain length of 735mm and weighs 30 grams. It's the perfect addition to any collection and a great gift for anyone interested in Maori culture.
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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