NZ greenstone/pounamu, waxed cord
40 x 40 x 5mm
As jun22 #92-3
The koru is a spiral shape based on the unfurling silver fern frond. It symbolises new life, new beginnings, growth, continuation and peace.
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.