The fishhook is one of the most prevalent symbols used in Maori carving. It is a talisman for strength and prosperity; and is also a good symbol for anyone with an affinity for water. The fishhook is often given as a mark of friendship and respect. It is also traditional to give this carving to someone who is embarking on a journey.
The color comes from the mineralization that occurs as the material sits in the ground
Material: Wooly mammoth ivory
Size: 2.0 inches tall
Price: $ 375.00