New Zealand Pounamu - Large ManaiaNew Zealand Pounamu
Beautiful authenticated Ngai Tahu Pounamu Manaia , Carved By New Zealand Pounamu Artist Andrew Mc Gregor.
83 x 40mm
The Mania - a spiritual guardian. Manaia motifs depict a mythical creature, traditionally said to have the power to journey between the earthly and spiritual worlds. Māori consider manaia to be a spiritual guardian for the wearer.