Hei Matau - These fish hooks represent strength and determination, bringing peace, prosperity, good health and a safe journey over water.
Dimensions2 x 1.5 x 1 inches
Each stone is unique making each piece one of a kind and will not look exactly as pictured.
Pounamu is a hard, highly valued stone mainly found as boulders. It is also called greenstone or New Zealand jade.
It is treasured by Maori because:
It is strong and beautiful
It is a sign of status or power
It is believed to be sacred.
Image by Ariki New Zealand. Pounamu description from The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.