Paraoa Kowhaiwhai Mere - Whale Bone Club

Sands Carving Studio


Mere pounamu were highly-prized taonga (heirlooms) handed down from one  generation to the next. To possess a mere siginified the status and mana (authority) of those who would weild it. Historically, mere were often used in ceremonies or on occasion as a gift to settle grievances.

This piece was hand-carved by Alex Sands and measures 380 x 95mm.

Collections: Traditional Carving, Weapons All

Category: alex sands, mere, Whale bone

Type: Mere