Whale Bone 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 128 x 47 x 4mm and was carved from Whale Bone.

This piece was hand carved by Alex Sands.

Collections: Traditional Carving

Category: alex sands, Heru, Whale bone

Type: Heru/Comb