Black Maire Heru - Traditional Maori Comb

Sands Carving Studio

10185

Traditional Maori heru are combs worn as functional hair ornaments by both men and women. Often the decorations on pre-European heru were a symbol of mana and prestige.

This Piece measures 142 x 37mm and was carved from black maire, a native tree of New Zealand.

This piece was hand carved by Alex Sands.


Collections: Traditional Carving

Category: alex sands, Heru, wood

Type: Heru/Comb