Pounamu Marama - Maori Jade Moon Earrings with Silver Leaf Hooks



Marama  represents the shape of the moon and symbolises Te Mauri (life force).

They are blessed by tohunga through Tohi (ceremony) to become a mauri stone.  Te Mauri would be suspended from the waka, into the ocean, to guide their vessel to their desired destination.

This pair measures: 35 x 35 x 5mm

This piece was hand carved by Samuel Potter