NEW ZEALAND MAORI NECKLACE Traditional and Contemporary Designs "WORN BY WARRIORS"
Hei Tohorā Whiore (Southern Right Whale Tail)
In Maori cosmology, whales are the descendants of Tangaroa, the god of the oceans. They were thought of in awe, as supernatural beings, and often deemed tapu, or sacred. Whales appear in the migration legends of many tribes. In some, whales were a sign indicating to a tribe that it should settle in a particular place.
Perfect for everyday wear, this Whale tail pendant is beautiful and expertly carved. It will be a great addition to your jewelry collection.
Makes a great focal piece, sure to get many compliments!!!!
• 40mm x 40mm • New Zealand born Artist and Designer