Large Manaia Pounamu Sculpture By Alex Sands
This stunning Manaia sculpture has been designed and carved by the talented hands of Alex Sands using pounamu sourced from the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. A true taonga (treasure), and statement piece, this sculpture has been accentuated with paua shell and sits upon native New Zealand timber.
A personal shield of great power, manaia is the embodiment of mana - the archetypal Māori measurement of worth, respect and prestige. With ethereal presence and energy, manaia protects the wearer/owner. Manaia: the elemental guardian of earth, sea and sky.
Width - 100mm x Height - 153mm x Depth - 10mm
Width - 180mm x Height - 45mm x Depth - 65mm
Overall Height - 215mm