Hei matau are fish hooks fashioned in the style of Māui. These are symbols of abundance, prosperity, and wealth. They are also considered to provide good luck and safety on water, and are therefore thoughtful gifts for travellers.
This piece was hand carved by Yuki Tanaka and is hung by a black adjustable hand platted cord and accented with a sterling silver bead.
This piece measures 59 x 35 mms.