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Maori Necklace | Taiaha Wehi
Maori Necklace | Taiaha Wehi
Maori Necklace | Taiaha Wehi

TUWHARETOA BONE

Maori Necklace | Taiaha Wehi

Regular price $53.00 USD

MAORI NECKLACE
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The 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.

This pendant is shaped like the ‘arero’ or tongue of the Taiaha.

This pendant is shaped like the ‘arero’ or tongue of the Taiaha and symbolizes ‘Wehi, meaning to strike fear and awe, to cause your enemy to tremble.

  • 102mm x 33mm (4” x 1.29”)
  • Paua Shell Eyes

  • Maori Bone Carving
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  • 100% Beef
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  • Handcrafted Carving

  • New Zealand born Artist and Designer

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