Beautiful Maori-style bone whale tail pendant with traditional binding. Hand carved in New Zealand.
Whales played an important part in Maori culture. They are seen as bearers of good luck and protectors of people at sea. Often represented with mother and calf side by side, they are seen as good examples of family love. They are also regarded as protectors of the ocean, with their great size and intelligence.
Length: 1.4″ (35 mm)
Includes a plaited waxed braid cord with hand-carved bone toggle, a traditional woven presentation case and a detailed description of the meaning of the carving.
Shipping times are highly changeable under the current pandemic conditions, which are causing major delays to deliveries, particularly in the USA. The following times are for guidance only.
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Approximate shipping times under current conditions: NZ – 3 business days, Australia 15 days, USA and Canada 30 days.
Normal conditions: NZ – 3 business days, Australia 8-10 days, USA and Canada 10-15 days.
Ships from: New Zealand.