This impressive native New Zealand Maori Design of the Hei-Matau is the fish hook. It symbolizes prosperity. The fish were so plentiful to the Maori that the simple ownership of a fish hook meant prosperity. Today it also represents strength, determination and good health. It also provides a safe journey over water.
Size pendant: 24 mm x 15 mm
925 Sterling Silver (92,5% pure silver)
Necklace chain included
Jewellery box included
Ariki New Zealand Jewellery
Ariki is one of the largest New Zealand jewellery manufacturers, making high quality natural jewellery since 1932. Ariki’s Paua Shell Jewellery (in American English: Paua Shell Jewelry) – features Paua shell, which is unique for intense blue, purple and green colours. Paua is a member of the Abalone family and is only found in the clean, clear coastal waters of New Zealand . Only the best graded shells are selected for Ariki jewellery. Paua is a governed by a quota system which ensures that it is a sustainable resource.
Paua Shell Jewellery is available in 22ct Gold Plate, Palladium and Sterling Silver.
Also a wide selection of Nephrite Jade and New Zealand Icons are available.