Product ID: 309

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Taurapa pendant, Maori bone carving

NZ$ 49.00

Product ID: 309

Contemporary Maori pendant, handcrafted by

Guy O'Connor

Taurapa (carved post at the stern of a Maori waka taua, war canoe) pendant carved in beef bone with handplaited cord with matching bone toggle. Everyone who comes to this country arrives in a waka (vessel) of some sort. The koru (unfolding fern frond) is a traditional Maori symbol for new life and here represents the wearer's new life in Aotearoa.

Velvet bag with drawstring.

Size: 65-70 x 23-25 x 5 mm