Large Manaia Pendant with paua eye
NZ greenstone/pounamu, paua shell, waxed cord
110 x 55 x 11mm
Ws sept21 #M1
The manaia is a mythological creature and is usually depicted with the head of a bird, the body of a man and the tail of a fish (representing sky, earth and sea). A manaia is a spiritual guardian/guardian angel and protects the wearer from danger or evil.