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"Always gift, never keep for ones self." Bought a lot of greenstone but gifted them all to loved ones. Only kept the ones from auntie Kelly and the toki from Koro.


A quick reference to the maori shapes and symbols used in some of our jewellery. You can also view it here #samoan #tattoo

from HubPages

4 Maori Symbol Necklaces and their Meanings

Hei-Matau often worn by Maori warriors when performing ceremonial dances or greetings and are usually not offered to the public. They are simple in form but carry with them an irresistible aura of strength and power. These carvings feature exquisite heavy traditional binding and platted hand woven cords with bound loops and carved bone toggles. They are true examples of the ancient craft.