Manaia pendant with 3 fingers
NZ greenstone/pounamu, waxed cord
81 x 50 x 6mm
W oct20 #CC33
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.
3 fingers usually represents birth, life and death.