NEW ZEALAND MAORI NECKLACE Traditional and Contemporary Designs "WORN BY WARRIORS"
Handcrafted 925 sterling silver pendant based on the expertly carved ‘Arero’ (protruding tongue) of the mighty Taiaha; a traditional weapon of the Maori of New Zealand. Exclusive to Tuwharetoa Bone.
Chain length 735mm / 29″
Edition of 100
All highly born Maori males carried the Taiaha as a sign of rank, it is essentially a Maori chief's weapon of authority, attack, and defense. Taiahas were also used to emphasize key points during speeches and ceremonial displays.
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