Black Maire Heru - Traditional Maori Comb

Sands Carving Studio


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 136 x 40mm 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