pounamu, waxed cord
62 x 42 x 8mm
W mar20 #CC-16
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.
Manaia means containing mana (power, prestige).