Whale Bone Whakaruruhau - Whale Bone Sheild Pendant

Sands Carving Studio


Whakaruruhau are breastplates or shield adornments that represent strength and leadership. They are a taonga of personal protection that share their beauty to the Te Ao Tūroa (outer world).

This piece hangs on a muka adjustable cord and measures 65 x 116mm

This piece was hand carved by Alex Sands.

Collections: Traditional Carving

Category: alex sands, Inanga, Shield, whakaruruhau, Whale bone

Type: Shield