Patterned Pounamu from the South Westland (Hapopo) region this stunning Shield is flattering to wear. Carved by Dean Taylor.
Breast plates or Shield give a strong sense of protection and give the wearer a feeling of calm and well being.
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.
35 mm length
45 mm width
7 mm thickness
Comes with an adjustable black cord and a jute drawstring bag.