The twisting pikorua represents balance in all things. In its eternal connectedness and perpetual movement we see the balance of feminine and masculine, positive and negative, dark and light.
Whales possess a tapu (sacred) significance to Maori as both supernatural beings and as harbingers of personal change and spiritual growth.
This piece is hung by an adjustable hand platted cord, it was designed and hand carved from bone by Peter Mitchell.
The size of this piece is: 36 x 45 x7mm