Manaia and Whale’s Tail

This design combines two guardian forms: the Manaia (at the top) and the whale's tail (on the bottom). The Manaia, usually shown as a stylized bird, is regarded as a spiritual guardian. This contemporary interpretation of the Manaia represents the flight of the soul through life and beyond. Whales are also revered by the Maori as guardians; and symbolize protection and good luck for anyone who has an affinity with, or ventures over, the ocean.

Material:  "Fossil" walrus ivory
Type:  One-of-a-kind
Size: 2.750 inches long

 

 

Old Price: $ 445.00

Price: $ 395.00

You save: $ 50.00! (11.24%)

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*All carvings come with an adjustable black cloth cord, finished with bone bead sliders. In addition, each carving comes with a description card explaining its meaning.

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