Manaia are personal shield of great power, and are the embodiment of mana - the archetypal Maori measurement of worth, respect, and prestige. With ethereal presence and energy, manaia protects the wearer.
Manaia: the elemental guardian of earth, sea, and sky.
This antiqued beef bone Manaia is carved by Yuri Terenyi and is hung on a black adjustable cord. It can be worn either side - with both sides showing carvings.This piece measures roughly 36 x 25 x 3 mm.