Medium Bone Carving Niho #12
Niho (Tooth) Shaped
Manaia considered a spiritual guardian protecting the wearer from evil. Traditionally with the head of a bird, body of a man and tail of a fish, creating a balance of sky earth and water
This design is thought to represent strength, leadership and resilience and its symbolism is commonly associated with two animals – the whale and the shark.
Made from Beef Bone some inlayed with Paua
Made in New Zealand
Comes Gift Boxed
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF MEASUREMENTS CAREFULLY, IF UNSURE IT IS BEST TO USE A RULER AND MARK OUT WITH DIMENSIONS GIVEN
Beautiful Bone carving.
Thank youse for a beautiful Taonga, it was received by our Kaiako with much gratefulness. Beautiful connection to home. Nga Mihi