NEW ZEALAND MAORI NECKLACE Traditional and Contemporary Designs "WORN BY WARRIORS"
Contemporary interpretations of the 'Arero' (Tongue) of the Taiaha.
A Taiaha is a traditional weapon of the Maori of New Zealand and a chiefs weapon of authority.
Taiaha are usually between 5 to 6 feet in length. One end is flat and about two-and-a-half inches wide; this is the striking end and is termed the rau or blade. The other end is carved in the form of a face and tongue, and is known as the ‘arero’ This end is used for stabbing the opponent.
These 'His and Her's' pendants are modern interpretations of the Mighty Taiaha. They would make a very unique wedding gift. Exclusive to Tuwharetoa Bone.