Nicely detailed Whai (stingray) made from KawakawaPounamu. Hand carved by Dean Taylor.
Stingrays offers wonderful protection to the wearer. Ability to flow gracefully and to be unseen but able to defend oneself when needed.
Pounamu or Greenstone is regarded as a stone sacred to the gods by the Maori of New Zealand. As a Taonga -meaning treasured, and it should be worn with respect and pride. Pounamu is a gift from the heart.
40 mm length
56 mm width
8 mm thickness
Comes with anadjustable cord and a jute drawstring bag.