Hand Carved | Mother of Pearl 'Hei Matau' Necklace (11233)

  • $35.00

Carved Hei Matau (Hook) Pendant.

One size fits all. Pendant measures 6cm x 4cm.

The Hei Matau is carved in the shape of a stylised fish hook. It represents strength, prosperity, fertility, good luck and safe travel over water. It's meaning originated from the Maori legend of Maui who once caught a great fish using only a woven line and hook made from the jawbone of his grandmother.