Inanga Manaia - Pounamu Spirit Guide Pendant

Sands Carving Studio


Manaia are the kaitiaki (guardian) of the earth, sky, and sea. Worn as a pendant they protect the wearer from harm and are a symbol of status, mana (prestige), and whairawa (wealth).

This piece is hung by an adjustable hand plaited cord and measures 95 x 43mm.

This piece was hand carved by Yuki Tanaka.