Manaia Twist Bone Earrings with Stain - 72mm
Manaia Twist Bone Earrings with Stain.
These stunning carvings has staining to accent the detailing in the pendant.
The Manaia is a bearer of great spiritual energy and is a guardian against evil.
The Manaia is traditionally believed to be the messenger between the earthly world of mortals and the domain of the spirits.
The Manaia is usually depicted as having the head of a bird and the body of a serpent and a tail of a fish, though it is sometimes depicted as a bird, a serpent, or a human figure in profile. Other interpretations include a seahorse and a lizard.
The Manaia is a mythological creature in Maori culture and is a common motif in Maori carving and jewellery.
The Twist represents the path of life and it a symbol of the strong bond between loved ones.
Depicts two new shoots growing together.
Represents the joining of cultures, the bonding of friendship.
Size Approx 72 H x 22mm W.
Maori Inspired Design.
Cattle Bone and Paua Shell.
We do not recommend exposure to any water as staining may wash off.
We photograph each piece but a slight colour variation may occur.