Te Wahi Pounamu Bound HookTe Wahi Pounamu
Te Wahi Pounamu - The place of greenstone. This is a beautiful piece of Kahurangi Greenstone carved into a Hei Matau or Hook.
The traditional roots of this taonga found in the legend of Maui who used a magical hook to fish up Te Ika-a-Māui - the North Island of Aotearoa.
Contemporarily, the matau has come to represent prosperity, abundance and safe travels across water.
Kahurangi is the rarest variety of pounamu. It is highly translucent and often comes in vivid shades of green. Kahurangi is named after the clearness of the sky. ... Kahurangi pounamu is particularly esteemed by Māori.
60 x 40mm in length. With adjustable waxed cord and comes in a beautiful All Blacks limited edition gift box.