AEON Small Freestanding Carving - Manaia
Small Carved Manaia Crafted from Genesis Kauri with paua inlayed eyes, mounted on a black oval base.
The Manaia is a spiritual guardian, a guardian angel, to ward off danger and protect against intruders. It acts as a provider and protector over the sky, earth and sea. The Manaia has a bird-like head, symbolising flight of the spirit. Its three fingers are believed to represent birth, life and death, symbolising the life cycle of man, or alternatively, the Three Baskets of Knowledge (the knowledge mankind needed from the gods, to be able to live successfully on earth).
- Made in New Zealand
- Size (mm): approximately 65mm high
- This item can also be gifted as a trophy, and engraved by the purchaser
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